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Paul Copley aka  Mathews
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I want to thank Mr Copley for the pics and filling out my questionaire . The other info i got off the net , but I'm not 100% sure of .

Credits :
~TV
1975   Trinity Tales ................... Dave, The Joiner
1980   Juliet Bravo (episode: Oscar  # 1.14 aired: 11/29/1980)............Harold Coop
1981   Tenko.............. P.O.W
1984   Oedipus at Colonus .... .... Local Man
1985   The Bright Side .... .... Lionel Bright
1985   Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe.... .... William Dane
1985   Juliet Bravo (episode: Talk To Me  # 6.4 aired: 9/28/1985).......Arthur Steadwell
1989   War and Remembrance (mini-series) .... Dagget - Pamela's Chauffeur (Moscow)
1990   Stay Lucky  (episode: A Roman Empire  # 2.6) ................Michael 
1992   Heartbeat  (episode: Nowt But A Prank # 1.5 aired:  5/8/1992)............Dick Radcliffe
1993   Peak Practice (episode: Light At The End Of The Tunnel  # 3.1)..... Tim Shardlow
1993   Cracker  (episode: Mad Woman in the Attic #1.1) no character info 
1994   Roughnecks (episodes 1-6 of the 1st season)................ Ian
1996   Silent Witness (episode: Gone Tomorrow # 4.1) ..........Chris Tillson
1996   This Life (episode: Just Sex  # 1.9 aired: 5/13/1996)..................Jerry
1996   This Life (episode: Father Figure # 1.10 aired 5/20/1996)...........Jerry
1996   This Life (episode: Let's Get It On  # 1.11aired 6/3/1996)...........Jerry
1997   The Lakes (mini-series) ........... Peter Quinlan
1997   This Life (episode: Last Tango in Southwark  # 2.1 aired 3/17/1997)........Jerry
1997   This Life (episode: She's Gotta Get It  # 2.11 aired 5/29/1997)...........Jerry
1999   Horatio Hornblower: The Even Chance/The Duel .............. Mathews
1999   Horatio Hornblower: The Examination for  Lieutenant /The Fire Ships...........Mathews (The 1st HH series won The Emmy for best TV mini-series)
1999   Queer as Folk ............ .... Roy Maloney
1999   Horatio Hornblower:The Duchess and The Devil ........Mathews
1999   Horatio Hornblower:The Frogs and Lobsters/The Wrong War ..............Mathews
1999   Holby City  (Search For The Hero  # 2.1 aired 11/25/1999)..................Jeff Jones
1999   The Lakes............ Peter Quinlan
1999   Relative Strangers (mini-series).................... James Lessing
2001   Hornblower: Mutiny............... Matthews
2001   Hornblower: Retribution .............. Matthews
~I'm not sure the dates on the following (the Worst Witch was quite recent)
The Worst Witch (episode: It's a Frog's Life # 2.3) .......... The Voice of Algernon Rowan-Webb
The Worst Witch (episode: Crumpets for Tea  #2.4) Algernon Rowan-Webb
The Worst Witch (episode: Animal Magic  #2.6) Algernon Rowan-Webb
The Worst Witch (episode: Carried Away  #2.7) Algernon Rowan-Webb
The Worst Witch (episode: The Dragon's Hoard  #2.8) Algernon Rowan-Webb
Clocking Off


~Theater
1975-76-ish For King and Country, at the Mermaid ........... no character info
(Opened) May 11 1983  Other Worlds (A play by Robert Holman)......  no character info   
1985-ish Doomsday in a version by Tony Harrison (three plays ??? The Nativity, The Passion and Doomsday)  .............No character info
6-10th of March 2001   The Contractor      ..............Ewbank
Oxford Stage Company and Derby Playhouse
Towngate Theatre, Poole


~Movies
1975   Alfie Darling (aka Oh Alfie)........... .... Bakey
1977   A Bridge Too Far ............ Private Wicks
1979   Zulu Dawn .............. Corporal Storey
1993   The Remains of the Day.................. Harry Smith
1996   Jude ........................... Mr. Willis
1998   Driven .................... Brian Chappel
2001   Blow Dry..................... Ken

~Radio/Audio
1995  Sons and Lovers  (audio book)  Publication Date: December 1995                                                                                           ISBN 0140860452 · 4 cassettes 
1997  Adam Bede by George Eliot (audio book) Publication Date: September 1997
                                                          ISBN 014086489X -4 cassettes
King Street Junior 1st series 1985; tenth and final series 1998.................. Mr Long
The Canterbury Tales - Part 2  'To Caunterbury with full devout corage' (Middle English)
     ................. January
The Year Of The Worm by Ann Pilling

~Awards
The Laurence Oliver Awards for 1976 Actor of the Year in a New play for Far King and Country, at the Mermaid

~Credits I have no info on :
1975 Diane


Date of Birth :   25 November 1944,
                        Denby Dale, West Yorkshire, England 


Full Name : Paul Mackriell  Copley
Nick Names: Pop
Are You married/dating/single:  Married-to actress Natasha Pyne
Bad Habits: Drumming the Table!
Funniest Thing to Happen on the set: When the 'fog' eveloped everything except the 'Indy'
                                                            (which should have been shrouded in mist) . The
                                                            wind continually changed and the 'Indy' remained in
                                                            bright sunshine !!
How did you like playing Mathews: hard work/great fun !

~Favorites~
Color: Blue
Book: "Captain Corelli's Mandolin."(at the moment).
Flower : daffodil
Kind of Food: Grilled Fish Greek Style
Fruit: banana
Pizza Toppings: pepper and mushroom.
Vegetable: snow peas.
Icedream Flavor: Chocolate Chip
Movie: "taxi driver"
Actor: Robert De Niro
Actess: Frances McDormand... and Natasha Pyne.
Saying: It won't always be dark at six!

Do You.....
Cook: Yes- Boiled eggs!!
Dance: Yes- at parties
Sing: Yes- at parties
Wear glasses or contacts:reading glasses
Drink Coffee: breakfast
Drink Tea: all the time
Collect anything: Books
Smoke: no
Get Sea Sick: no
Have any pets: 'Slippers'- a beautiful British blue cat who wandered into our garden three                                  years ago in a terrible condition but who now runs the household.

you can write to Mr Copley at:   c/o Kate Feast Management
                                                        10 Primrose Hill Studios
                                                        Fitzroy  Road
                                                        London NW1 8TR

Pic of Mr Copley , you can check out the Hornblower gallery for pics of him as Mathews, here are some pics of him Algernon from the Worst Witch










A pic of him as himself  (from the cover of an audio book)








These pics are from Mr Copley


From the fiming of Frog and Lobsters/The Wrong War
3rd Ass. Director Alexander Gibb aboard the Julia (the Caroline from HH: The Fire Ships/Exam for Lt.)


I put the new pics up , click here to see them

Gush Club :  "Matthew's Bosn' Buddies"!:)...for the ever-appealing Silver-Haired-Daddy-Figure Paul Copely!