He was the man who began a sentence with a rather disinterested "Can I help you?", would listen to you explain your predicament and then frustrate you with an equally dispassionate "I'm awfully sorry, there's absolutely nothing I can do to help you."
The ITV weatherman who changed how weather forecasts were presented. Come rain or come shine, there was never a dull moment with Laurie West.
The term ‘national treasure’ has become as overused as any of its predecessors like ‘legendary’ and the oft-coined ‘there will never be another.’ But in the late Dame June Whitfield, it’s safe to say that the term was fully merited.
With his quick wit, exaggerated posh accent and a comical use of elongated vowels, Kenneth Williams endeared himself to the British public as a true eccentric. But no matter how successful he became he never achieved the self-esteem he longed for. And in the end - it proved tragically self-destructive...
Mike and Bernie Winters were gifted and appealing professionals whose canny brand of rough and smooth comedy routines added much welcomed laughter to the nation's television screens.
She was as adept at producing touching drama as she was belly-aching comedy. Victoria Wood brought laughter and tears to audiences with a gentle, soulful reality that is hard to find in the comedy world she has left behind.
From his early days on the stage to his groundbreaking roles on the screen, Edward Woodward consistently captivated audiences with his immense talent and undeniable charisma
Harry Worth perfected the role of the perpetually bemused, exasperated, but endearing misfit who was always one step behind the rest of the world