19 May 1931 Occupation Actor, screenwriter, songwriter Iris Jones (divorced) Tilly Tremayne (present)  Children 4; including Daniel and Harry
Trevor Peacock (born 19 May 1931) is an English actor, screenwriter, and songwriter. He is best known for playing Jim Trott in the BBC comedy series , alongside The Vicar of Dibley Dawn French. He was born in Tottenham, North London, the son of Alexandria and Victor Peacock. 
Television and film career
Peacock's many television roles include Jim Trott in
, Rouault in The Vicar of Dibley (opposite Madame Bovary Keith Barron), Quilp in and Old Bailey in The Old Curiosity Shop . He appeared in diverse programmes such as Neverwhere (playing EastEnders Sid, a war veteran Alfie Moon met in France), LWT's (in which he played resistance leader Renard), Wish Me Luck , Jonathan Creek , Between the Lines , The Riff Raff Element and The Thin Blue Line (TV series) .
Peacock had starring roles in several of the
BBC Shakespeare series, including the title role in , Feste in Titus Andronicus , Twelfth Night, or What You Will Lord Talbot in and Henry VI, Part 1 Jack Cade in . He was the Gravedigger in Henry VI, Part 2 Franco Zeffirelli's 1990 film version of , Old Joe in the 1999 Hamlet Patrick Stewart version of , and the Innkeeper in the 2000 A Christmas Carol made-for-television film version of . Don Quixote
Peacock played the father of
Father Christmas in the 2007 film co-starring Fred Claus Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti. In July 2009 he also had a bit part in the TV drama . He has also appeared as "Captain Zero" in the BBC TV series Hotel Babylon (1990) and as Maurey in Last of The Summer Wine The Sins (2000). In 2012 he played George in , a British comedy-drama film based on the play of the same title. . In 1964, he appeared with Quartet The Beatles in the television special , playing Around the Beatles Peter Quince in the Pyramus and Thisbe scene (Act V, Scene 1) from William Shakespeare's . A Midsummer Night's Dream 
Peacock is also a noted songwriter. He wrote the 1960s pop classic "
Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter", which was recorded by Herman's Hermits. Other hit songs to his credit include "Mystery Girl" (recorded by  Jess Conrad), "Made You" (  Adam Faith), "Gossip Calypso" (  Bernard Cribbins), "Stick Around" (  Billy Fury), "That's What Love Will Do"  and "Nature's Time For Love"  (both recorded by  Joe Brown).
Peacock wrote the lyrics for a number of hits by
The Vernons Girls. The songs include "Be Nice To Him Mama", "You Know What I Mean", "Funny All Over" and "We Love The Beatles". He wrote the lyrics for the musical show,  Passion Flower Hotel (music by John Barry), and for a musical based on the popular newspaper cartoon strip, (music by Andy Capp Alan Price). Before his acting career took off, he compered for the Drumbeat BBC and wrote scripts for and Oh Boy! . He starred in the 1991 fantasy Six-Five Special BBC radio play Heart of Hark'un. In 2002 he filmed an episode of in Dinotopia Budapest; playing the mysterious sage Lok in "Night of the Wartosa". In 2010 he appeared in and The Old Guys . I, Claudius
Peacock has acted in the theatre throughout his career and has been particularly associated with the
Royal Exchange, Manchester.  In addition to performing in many productions since the theatre opened in 1976, he has also written a number of shows for the company. These include:
Peacock's acting credits include:
  Estragon,
by Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett for the Century Theatre, Manchester directed by Michael Elliott (1967)
Tony Lumpkin, by She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith for the Century Theatre, Manchester directed by Braham Murray and then at the Garrick Theatre, London (1969)
at the Titus Andronicus Round House, London (1971) Clov,
by Endgame Samuel Beckett for the Century Theatre, Manchester directed by Braham Murray and then at the Shaw Theatre, London (1973) Sidney Prime,
for the Sherlock Holmes Royal Shakespeare Company at the Aldwych Theatre, London, then (Broadway debut) Broadhurst Theatre (1974) Friar Mauro Tenda and Diego Lopez Duro,
The Bewitched at the Aldwych Theatre, London (1975) Bishop of Ely and Fluellen,
for the Henry V Royal Shakespeare Company, Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1975, then at the Aldwych Theatre, London (1976) Poins,
Henry IV, Parts I and II, for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Memorial Theatre, 1975, then at the Aldwych Theatre (1976) Sir Hugh Evans,
, for the The Merry Wives of Windsor Royal Shakespeare Company, Memorial Theatre, 1975, then at the Aldwych Theatre (1976) Acres,
by The Rivals Sheridan at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Braham Murray (1976) Colonel Kottwitz,
by The Prince of Homburg Heinrich von Kleist at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Casper Wrede (1976) Zachariah Manning,
by Zack Harold Brighouse at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Eric Thompson (1976) Sergeant Match,
by What the Butler Saw Joe Orton at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Braham Murray (1977) Tom Price,
by A Family Ronald Harwood. World premiere directed by Casper Wrede at the Royal Exchange, Manchester (1978) Aramis,
by The Three Musketeers Braham Murray and Derek Griffiths. World premiere directed by Braham Murray at the Royal Exchange, Manchester (1979) Estragon,
at the Waiting for Godot Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Braham Murray and then at the Round House, London (1980) Elwood P Dowd,
by Harvey Mary Chase at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Eric Thompson (1981)
Willy Loman, by Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Greg Hersov (1985)
The Bluebird of Unhappiness, a Woody Allen review at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Braham Murray (1987) Jim Trott,
The Vicar of Dibley, for BBC One (1994-2007) Henry Horatio Hobson,
by Hobson's Choice Harold Brighouse at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Braham Murray (2003) Giles Cory, by The Crucible Arthur Miller directed by Dominic Cooke at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon (2006)
Peacock has been married twice. His first marriage was to Iris Jones, from whom he is divorced. His second wife is actress Tilly Tremayne.
Peacock has two sons, actors  Daniel Peacock and Harry Peacock and two daughters, Sally and Maudie. He lived in the village of East Coker, Somerset and is a supporter of  Yeovil Town. Peacock was diagnosed with dementia in 2009, and it was reported in 2017 that he had advanced dementia and had retired from acting, living in a nursing home. His last role was in the 2015 Vicar of Dibley Comic Relief Special.
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"Mystery Girl - Jess Conrad: Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic . Retrieved 2017.
"Adam Faith: Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic . Retrieved 2017.
"Gossip Calypso - Bernard Cribbins: Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic . Retrieved 2017.
"Stick Around - Billy Fury: Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic.com . Retrieved 2017.
"That's What Love Will Do - Joe Brown : Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic.com . Retrieved 2017.
"Nature's Time for Love - Joe Brown: Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic.com . Retrieved 2017.
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