Master of Arts, University N. Wales, United Kingdom, 1976.
Advertising manager Berkshire International, Ireland, 1961-1963. Head department theatre Orangefield Boys School, Belfast, Ireland, 1963-1967, head English department Ireland, 1967-1969. Lecturer University North Wales, Bangor, England, 1969-1978.
Artistic director Lyric Theatre, Belfast, Ireland, 1980-1981. Head department theatre Stranmillis College, Ireland, 1978-1983. Associate professor theatre University Maryland, Catonsville, 1984-1999, professor, 1999—2001.
Artistic director Shakespeare On Wheels, 1985-1996. Examiner Guildhall School Music and Drama, London, since 1969. Trustee Lyric Theatre, Belfast, 1978-1982.
Adjudicator Hong Kong Speech and Drama Festival, 1980, 84, 87, 93, 96, 2001, 04, 06, 08, 09. Actor Tartuffe, Maryland Stage Company, Center Stage, Baltimore, 1997, 98, Serebriakov, Round House Theatre, Washington, 1997, Songs of Wandering Aengus, New York City, Sligo, Ireland, 1999, 2000, Krapp's Last Tape, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1999, That Time, 2000, Early Memories, New York, 2001. The Great Yeats, 2002, Elizabeth the Queen, Folger Theatre, Washington, 2003.
Heartbreak House, Roundhouse, District of Columbia, 2003, Table Seventeen, Crossroads Theatre Company, 2007, Purgatory, PWT, 2008, The Great Yeats, New York City, 2009. Lecturer Yeats International Summer School, Sligo, Ireland, 1998, 99, 2000, since 2003.
Member British Actors Equity, American Actors Equity, East Central Theatre Conference, American Conference Irish Studies, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Joan Carslake, March 16, 1962. Children: Marcus Diarmuid Julian, Richard Alastair.