dfp_header_hidden_string

Get our free email newsletter with just one click

OBITUARIES

John Toogood’s first encounter with the stage as the middle legs of a dragon in the Theatre Royal, Lincoln’s 1958 pantomime was an inauspicious...

A playwright and poet who employed the rich, muscular vernacular of his native Scotland to often vivid effect, Donald Campbell, who has died aged...

Although Sandy Ratcliff’s most prominent role was as the trauma-afflicted cafe owner Sue Osman in the early, defining years of the BBC’s flagship soap...

It was Shane Rimmer’s voice that first brought him to the UK from his native Canada as part of the close-harmony trio The Three...

The daughter of film star Margaret Lockwood, Julia Lockwood made her own acting debut at the age of four, appearing alongside her mother in...

Although Stanley Price’s original ambition had been to become an actor, it was as a novelist, playwright and screenwriter that he found fame, having resisted...

Joy Bondini inherited a love of fabrics and sewing from her dressmaker grandmother and tailor mother and went on to become one of the...

Tall, strikingly masculine, with piercing blue eyes and a powerful voice inherited from his paternal grandfather, a Welsh Congregational preacher, Clinton Greyn had a...

Pat Laffan’s contribution to Irish theatre went far beyond the iconic brace of comic performances he will be remembered for: the libidinous milkman Pat...

Regarded as one of the most valued and respected employees of the HQ Theatres Group, Louise Clifford has died after a two-year battle with...

The playwright Michael Ross, whose latest work, The Shy Manifesto, recently finished a five-week UK tour, has died of cancer, aged 40. A graduate of...

A hard-working and widely admired stage and TV actor for more than five decades, Michael Thomas was a fixture at the National Theatre, the...
^