On a sadder note: Actor Max von Sydow dies at 90 as does comedian Roy Hudd, Apollo astronaut Al Worden, actor Stuart Whitman, and Chef Michel Roux Sr…and a belated salute to Freeman Dyson

On a sadder note: Actor Max von Sydow dies at 90 as does comedian Roy Hudd, Apollo astronaut Al Worden, actor Stuart Whitman, and Chef Michel Roux Sr…and a belated salute to Freeman Dyson

The well known Swedish-born character actor Max von Sydow has died at the age 90 during March. While venerated by art house cinema-goers for his appearances in several Igmar Bergman-directed films such as The Seventh Seal (1957), in which he famously played chess...
On a sadder note: We say goodbye to Monty Python’s Terry Jones, to actors Derek Fowlds and Michael J. Pollard, and to showbiz long-stayer Nicholas Parsons

On a sadder note: We say goodbye to Monty Python’s Terry Jones, to actors Derek Fowlds and Michael J. Pollard, and to showbiz long-stayer Nicholas Parsons

The comedy actor/director/writer Terry Jones has died at the age of 77 after suffering from a form of dementia.  He was famously one of the Monty Python comedy team which gave rise to a seminal comedy television series and film series. Having co-directed the earlier...
On a sadder note: Final departures of 2019 include Naturalist David Bellamy, “Urban Spaceman” singer Neil Innes et al…and ones that we missed – actor Jeremy Kemp and the RAF’s Tornado

On a sadder note: Final departures of 2019 include Naturalist David Bellamy, “Urban Spaceman” singer Neil Innes et al…and ones that we missed – actor Jeremy Kemp and the RAF’s Tornado

We are sad to record the passing here of self taught TV botanist and naturalist David Bellamy who has died at the age of 86.  Bellamy with his beard and slight speech impediment became famous on British television during the 1970s and 1980s and did much to promote the...