Necrolog 2011 

31 December 2011 tbs.pm/1287

A list of some of those we have loved and lost in 2011 – mainly British and Irish actors, writers, producers and theme composers who died in the past year, with apologies for the anglocentrism. Errors and omissions in the comments, please.

JANUARY Pete Postlethwaite
Actor
Anne Francis
Actor, Honey West
Jill Haworth
Actor
Dick King-Smith
Presenter, Rub-a-dub-tub
2011-dickkingsmith.png Noel Andrews
RTE boxing commentator ↓
David Nelson
Actor, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
Susannah York
Actor
Tony Geiss
Composer, Sesame Street
2011-noelandrews.png John Barry
Composer ↓
Helene Palmer
Actor, Coronation Street
FEBRUARY Margaret John
Actor, Gavin & Stacey
Edward Hardwicke
Actor, Sherlock Holmes
2011-edwardhardwicke.png Flick Colby
Choreographer, Pan’s People
Janet Brown
Impersonator
JUNE
Peter Murphy
RTE presenter
Miriam Karlin
Actor
Roy Skelton
Actor
Christopher Neame
Producer
Robin Nash
Producer
David Dunseith
BBC Radio Ulster presenter
JULY
Anna Massey
Actor
Keith Wilson
Production designer, Space: 1999
Ahmed Omed Khpulwak
BBC journalist
AUGUST
Richard Pearson
Actor, The Wind in the Willows
Michael Bukht (Barry)
Founder, Classic FM
Huw Ceredig
Actor Pobol y Cym
Gun Hägglund
First female TV newsreader in the world
Robert Robinson
Presenter, Stop the Week
John Howard Davies
Producer
SEPTEMBER
Jonathan Cecil
Actor
David Croft
Writer
OCTOBER
George Baker
Actor, I, Claudius
Peter Hammond
Actor, The Adventures of William Tell
Sue Lloyd
Actor, Crossroads
NOVEMBER
Richard Morant
Actor, Poldark
Dulcie Gray
Actor
2011-suelloyd.png Hugh Burnett
Producer
DECEMBER
Bev Smith
ATV newsreader
Phillip Cottrell
BBC journalist
Ronald Wolfe
Writer

This article has been revised since publication to add Robert Robinson, who died in August, and again to correct “Start the Week” to “Stop the Week”.

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Nigel 31 December 2011 at 7:48 pm

Robert Robinson (August). Come on guys, you published my obit of him! (Tee hee!).

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