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RIP Richard Briers

Post: #271969 thethriftysquirrels
Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:02 pm

Sad news today, Richard was one of our finest actors.

I loved his Shakespeare performances but naturally, my favourite is The Good Life.
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Post: #271970 Crickleymal
Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:24 pm

:( :(
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Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:01 pm

RIP Richard :-(

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Post: #271973 The Riff-Raff Element
Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:32 pm

How sad. A fine actor and, by all accounts, a nice chap too.

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Post: #271974 Andy Hamilton
Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:55 pm

Actually, I quite liked ever decreasing circles. Anyone remember that? He was a great actor and I've heard a nice chap too. A real shame.
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Post: #271977 mrsflibble
Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:58 pm

:( was sad when I heard.
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Post: #271978 diggernotdreamer
Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:56 pm

Oh, lovely man. Ever Decreasing Circles, yes I remember that esp Harold and Hilda in their matching sweaters. May he compost in peace

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Post: #271985 Helsbells
Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:53 pm

Sad to hear he is no longer with us. I especially loved his voice in Watership Down.

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Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:35 am

How sad, RIP Richard.
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Post: #272036 Thomzo
Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:50 pm

Yes, very sad. I remember him in both series and various other things. At least he'll remain in our hearts on this site.

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Post: #272255 the.fee.fairy
Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:24 am

Very sad news :(

Both super.niki and I had a little cry to ourselves.

There was a lovely interview with him and Prunella Scales (they were still really good friends) in the Daily Mail the Friday before he died. It showed him to be a thoroughly good chap and a gentleman.

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Re: RIP Richard Briers

Post: #272273 thethriftysquirrels
Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:53 am

Apparently, Richard had just done a piece for Top Gear before he died as well...he was the voice of the jolly nice sat-nav!
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