Brother-in-law of John Buckmaster.
He allegedly declined a knighthood for his services to drama.
He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1957 New Year's Honours List for his services to Drama.
His son, Sheridan Morley, was a distinguished London Theatre critic and writer.
Upon his death, his remains were interred at St. Mary's Churchyard, Mill Green, Station Road, Wargrave, Berkshire, England.
Was among those offered the cameo part of Cryus West (eventually played by Wilfrid Hyde-White) in The Cat and the Canary (1978).
When asked to give a talk at his old school, Wellington, he said the only reason he would return to the school would be to burn it down.
Wife, Joan, was the daughter of Gladys Cooper