Terence has most recently played Reverend Chasuble in The Importance of Being Earnest directed by Peter Hall in the USA. Other recent work includes The Caretaker at The Old Vic in Bristol, David Hare's Skylight in the States, Pinter's The Birthday Party at ART Harvard and filmed with Julia Roberts in Mona Lisa Smile in New England and Maryland.
Further work in the USA includes: premieres of Pinter's plays The Homecoming, No Man's Land, both on Broadway directed by Peter Hall, also on Broadway, Hamlet with Ralph Fiennes and Amadeus, as well as in New York, Richard III with Ian McKellen, Saved by Edward Bond, Troilus and Cressida, Smelling a Rat, an early Mike Leigh play—and at Seattle The Last True Believer by Robert Sherwood.
Television is dominated by Softly Softly, The Biederbeck Series, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Born to Run with Billie Whitelaw whilst recalling early work with Jack Warner in Dixon of Dock Green.
Trained at RADA his first job was Antony and Cleopatra at the old Birmingham Rep directed by Bernard Hepton. Later playing in Dublin directed by Vincent Dowling and John Franklyn, before seasons at the RSC and National Theatre in productions which include Henry V, The Cherry Orchard, Plunder, State of Revolution, Man Beast and Virtue, Bajazet, The Wild Duck, Macbeth, Th~ Man Himself.
His film work includes: Accident, Elizabeth, Dogs of War, Tomorrow Never Dies, The Young American, Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War and Colour Me Kubrick with John Malkovich and Jim Davidson.
Terence Rigby died in London on 10 August 2008