Reginald Herbert Lockwood
30 October 1912
|Died||24 April 1996 (aged 83)|
|Spouse(s)||Gerda Benko (1945–1996) (his death)|
Reginald Herbert Lockwood (30 October 1912 – 24 April 1996), known professionally as Preston Lockwood, was an English radio and television actor.
The only son of bus driver Herbert Lewis Lockwood and his wife Ethel May (née Preston), Lockwood was born in Essex; he had two elder sisters, Sylvia (born 1908) and Phyllis (born 1909). He used his mother's maiden name as his stage name.
His television credits include the role of Butterfield the butler in several episodes of Jeeves and Wooster. He also appeared in the first episode of The Vicar of Dibley as Reverend Pottle, whose death midway through the prayers served as the catalyst for Geraldine Granger's (Dawn French) arrival.
Other appearances include Poldark, Shoestring, Doctor Who, Keeping Up Appearances, Tenko, Miss Marple, All Creatures Great and Small and Inspector Morse.
His performances on BBC Radio include Dennis the Dachshund in Children's Hour's Toytown.
One of his final roles was as Coriakin the magician in the 1989 BBC TV adaptation of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, one of Chronicles of Narnia.
|1972||Lady Caroline Lamb||1st Partner||Uncredited|
|1973||The Best Pair of Legs in the Business||3rd Chemist|
|1974||The Black Windmill||Ilkeston|
|1977||Crossed Swords||Father Andrew|
|1977||Nicholas Nickleby||Tim Linkinwater||3 episodes|
|1983||Doctor Who||Dojjen||Episode: "Snakedance: Parts: One, Three and Four"|
|1983||The Pirates of Penzance||Orchestra conductor|
|1984||Electric Dreams||Man at Concert|
|1987||At Bertram's Hotel||Canon Pennyfather||Episode Miss Marple TV Series|
|1988||High Spirits||Great Uncle Peter|
|1988||The Girl in a Swing||Man at Sothebys|
|1988||Pulse Pounders||(Dungeonmaster 2 sequence)|
|1988||The Chronicles of Narnia||Goriakin||Episode: "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Part Three"|
|1989||The Lady and the Highwayman||Vicar||TV movie|
|1990||The Fool||Mr Benjamin|
|1994||The House of Windsor||Ambrose Stebbings||TV series, 6 episodes|
|1994||The Vicar of Dibley||Vicar Pottle||Episode: "The Arrival"|
|1994||Keeping Up Appearances||Mr Mawsby||Episode: "Angel Gabriel Blue"|