Actor Peter Gilmore, who headed the cast of long-running BBC seafaring drama The Onedin Line, has died at the age of 81.
Photo of shooting of The Onedin Line with Peter Gilmore by Lebrecht photographer, Graham Gough.
Artist Neale Osborne, one of the most original contributors to Lebrecht Music & Arts, has created modern caricatures of all the actors who have ever played the iconic BBC sci-fi role of Doctor Who on television and film. This cult television favourite was first broadcast on 23 November 1963.
The actors who have created and developed this much loved role during the last fifty years on television and film are (left to right): Peter Cushing, William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith.
Victor Spinetti, who died on 18 June 2012, was a Welsh comedy actor, author, poet and raconteur. He was a well known actor in Britain and appeared in a huge number of films and stage plays throughout his 50-year career . He is best remembered today for appearing in the three Beatles’ films in the 1960s, A Hard Day’s Night, Help! and Magical Mystery Tour. He also performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company in many of their productions.