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Michael is best known for the roles of David Wicks in EastEnders and Nick Jordan in Holby City and Casualty, other credits include portraying Tom Gilder in Born and Bred and Jeff Slade in Crime Traveller. His theatre credits include West Side Story, Les Miserables, Art, Sacred Heart, Chicago and The Sound of Music.

The Afternoon Play is a British television anthology series, which consists of standalone contemporary dramas.

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For this part Michael Won the 2004 Royal Television society Best Actor Award

Season 2 Episode 2

Episode aired 27 January 2004

Divorced Hardy finds love with Kate whilst his son Ben falls for older woman Anna. But Anna is Kate’s mother. The irony is that Hardy and Anna are made for each other, as are Ben and Kate.


Michael French as Hardy Rose

Caroline Langrishe as Anna Sullivan

Liam Garrigan as Ben Rose

Antonia Bernath as Kate Sullivan


  • Afternoon Play in the gallery