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OBITUARIES

Dudley Sutton was lately famous as the tweed-suited, beret-wearing Tinker Dill, roguish sidekick to Ian McShane’s antiques dealer Lovejoy for eight years from 1986....

The agent Janet Glass was a formidable but graceful champion of overlooked plays, agitating for new work, and a devoted, indefatigable defender of a...

In the landmark 1976 adaptation of Robert Graves’ I, Claudius, Sheila White was involved in one of British television’s most controversial scenes when, as...

For a generation of television viewers, John Line will be remembered as the dashing Dr Andrew Shaw who set pulses racing in the medical...

With a career spanning six decades, Margaret D’Arcy, who has died at the age of 100, was the doyenne of Northern Irish theatre. In her...

The daughter of Welsh comedians Gladys Morgan and Frank Laurie, singer and comedian Joan Laurie was just nine years old when she started appearing...

Though he became nationally known in the 1980s as the witty, clipboard-clutching host of It’ll Be Alright on the Night, Denis Norden’s illustrious career...

Chahine Yavroyan, who has died of cancer aged 68, was known most recently as a talented lighting designer who worked with many leading theatre...

Best known as the villainous Servalan in Terry Nation’s cult sci-fi classic Blake’s 7 (1978-81) and eponymous monster in Hammer Horror’s The Reptile (1966),...

If Stephen Jeffreys’ relationship with the West End was never quite what he deserved, fringe companies and regional venues were quick to recognise the...

With a voice of sirenic silkiness, a permanent pout, eyes that enticed and a mane of mesmerising brunette hair, Fenella Fielding was one of...

Liz Fraser will be best remembered as the dizzy blonde who appeared in various guises in the early Carry On films in the first...
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