For the project Larry took on the role of Jaques from the play As You Like It and delivered the speech: "All the world's a stage".
After returning to Britain from Canada, Lamb became a regular cast member, along with Kate O'Mara, in the BBC's North Sea ferry-based soap Triangle (1981–83), in which he played Matt Taylor, the ship's Chief Engineer.
Other credits include The New Avengers, The Professionals, Fox, Minder, Lovejoy, Get Back, A Touch of Frost, Our Friends in the North, Taggart, Casualty, Kavanagh QC, Spooks, Midsomer Murders and The Bill.
This developed his amateur interest in acting to a professional level, and he performed at Canada's Stratford Festival in 1975–1976.
Lamb is distantly related to Edward Buckton Lamb (1806–1869), a Victorian architect who designed St Martin's Gospel Oak and St Mary Addiscombe.
Archie was killed off in a murder storyline at Christmas 2009.
In 2009, Lamb starred alongside Liam Cunningham in Blood: The Last Vampire, in the role of General Mc Kee.On 19 February 2010, Lamb appeared with his son, George Lamb, in East Enders Live: The Aftermath, after Stacey Branning was revealed to be Archie's killer in the closing moments of the 25th Anniversary live episode.In April 2011, BBC Learning launched "Off By Heart Shakespeare", a school recital contest for secondary school pupils.According to reports Jessica and Dallas are living together at Dallas' house in Atlanta and currently working on Jessica's album. The following is a list of episodes of the television series Gary Unmarried, which originally ran on CBS from September 24, 2008 to March 17, 2010.In 2011, Lamb participated in the BBC series Who Do You Think You Are?