Born in London Anthony Calf started his performing career as a Queen’s Chorister in the choir of St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. He went on to attain a music scholarship to Bradfield College, Berkshire, where his love of theatre blossomed.
As an actor of 42 years experience he has worked with companies including The National Theatre, The Royal Court Theatre, The Donmar and The Almeida. His stage work has taken him from London via Broadway and Dublin to Jerusalem. Anthony appeared in the original production of The Madness of George III with Nigel Hawthorne at the National Theatre and the original production of My Night with Reg at the Royal Court Theatre. Both of which he also filmed
On television he has appeared in over ninety productions including Pride and Prejudice, Our Mutual Friend and over fifty episodes of the BBC’s‘New Tricks’. His recent film work includes Anthony Hopkins’ King Lear, The Children Act and The Man Who Knew Infinity.
He has read poetry for Radio 3’s Words and Music and various dramas and stories for Radio 4. In the Queen Elizabeth Hall he narrated a concert version of Beethoven’s Egmont for The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with Iván Fischer. Having spent five weeks in the Moroccan desert for the BBC earlier this year he is currently filming a thriller for Netflix