obits

Rik Mayall, who found fame in the cult television comedies The Young Ones and Bottom, has died at the age of 56. His death this...

Playwright Kevin Elyot, best known for his 1994 comedy My Night With Reg, has died after a long illness at the age of 63. Elyot...

Jeffery Dench, the actor-brother of Dame Judi Dench, has died at the age of 86. A graduate of the Central School of Speech and Drama,...

Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his New York City apartment aged 46. Police are investigating to determine the exact cause...

Roger Lloyd Pack, who became a household name as Trigger in Only Fools and Horses and as Owen Newitt in The Vicar of Dibley,...

Richard Brett, widely regarded as one of the most innovative and influential theatre engineers of his generation, has died at the age of 74. Diagnosed...

John Fortune, the comedian and satirist best known for his television work with Rory Bremner and John Bird, has died at the age of...

Addison Cresswell, the agent and producer who was named the most powerful man in comedy last year, has died at the age of 53. With...

Peter O’Toole, who announced his retirement from acting in July last year, has died at the age of 81. His death in London’s Wellington Hospital...