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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7410 on: 10 January, 2020, 09:23:03 PM »
Oh... bollocks. Neil Peart, age 67. Glad I got to see him on Rush's final tour.  :'(

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7411 on: 10 January, 2020, 09:41:11 PM »
Holy Grud! What shocking and terrible news. He was a legend. RIP.  :'(

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7412 on: 16 January, 2020, 10:07:30 AM »
Rocky Johnson, WWE Hall of Famer and Father of Dwayne"the Rock" Johnson,  aged 75

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7413 on: 16 January, 2020, 11:37:53 PM »

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7414 on: 17 January, 2020, 11:42:30 AM »
Derek Fowlds of yes Minister fame has died.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7415 on: 17 January, 2020, 12:55:45 PM »

That's sad. I think a re-watch of Yes, Minister is in order. One of the best television shows ever, due in no small part to this terrific actor.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7416 on: 17 January, 2020, 01:09:03 PM »
I think he was the last of the cast remaining to us, no? Proper end of an era.

My girlfriend's grandad was the Producer for Yes Minister/Prime Minister, among many other things (think he directed an episode or two as well?) We have the 1982 BAFTA sitting on our sideboard at home. I never met him, to my regret; I'd have had so many questions...!

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7417 on: 17 January, 2020, 01:13:38 PM »
Basil Brush's Tweet genuinely set me off.


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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7418 on: 17 January, 2020, 01:52:59 PM »
Yes, much as I loved Eddington and Hawthorne, it was the third more understated performance of that trio that made it all work so brilliantly. RIP Mr. Fowlds.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7419 on: 17 January, 2020, 02:00:16 PM »
I think he was the last of the cast remaining to us, no? Proper end of an era.

My girlfriend's grandad was the Producer for Yes Minister/Prime Minister, among many other things (think he directed an episode or two as well?) We have the 1982 BAFTA sitting on our sideboard at home. I never met him, to my regret; I'd have had so many questions...!

Amazing.

I'm not sure of the Actor, but I seem to remember a Journalist conducting an interview with them discovering that they used their Oscar as a door stop for their downstairs bathroom!

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7420 on: 17 January, 2020, 02:20:26 PM »
Gutted to hear about Fowlds. RIP.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7421 on: 17 January, 2020, 02:39:36 PM »
I'm not sure of the Actor, but I seem to remember a Journalist conducting an interview with them discovering that they used their Oscar as a door stop for their downstairs bathroom!

Can't speak for an Oscar, but the BAFTA is a ludicrously heavy thing!

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7422 on: 17 January, 2020, 04:54:35 PM »
Derek Fowlds used to stay at a hotel I used to work at in Leeds in the 90's when he was shooting Heartbeat he was always such a genuinely nice man to all the staff and any customer who recognised him. A true gent  a great lose

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7423 on: 18 January, 2020, 04:58:13 PM »
Ellie De Ville, lettering droid for three decades. (I know it's on another thread and in the prog, but I wanted to record it here.)

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7424 on: 22 January, 2020, 12:44:24 PM »
The wonderful Terry Jones.  :(