Category Archives: Tribute

Robert Hardy – 1925-2017

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I’m saddened by the news that Robert Hardy, one of England’s finest actors, has passed away. 😦 I loved watching ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ with Robert Hardy, Christopher Timothy and Peter Davison in it, so it’s sad knowing that Robert Hardy is no longer with us as he was good as Siegfried! Continue reading

Deborah Watling – 1948-2017

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(sigh) Dear Debbie Watling. I shall miss you lots! 😦

I was saddened and shocked to hear that the lovely Deborah Watling had passed away. Debbie played Victoria Waterfield, companion of Patrick Troughton (The Second Doctor) in ‘Doctor Who’. She played Victoria in the TV series and also in the Big Finish audios of ‘Doctor Who’, which I’ve enjoyed. Continue reading

Trevor Baxter – 1932-2017


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Welcome to ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog and I’m Tim Bradley!

I’d like to pay tribute to one of the legends of the ‘Doctor Who’ family. Trevor Baxter, the actor who played Professor George Litefoot in the ‘Doctor Who’ universe, has sadly passed away. I’m saddened to hear the news, as I’ve enjoyed Trevor Baxter as Litefoot in the ‘Doctor Who’ stories that he was in. Continue reading

Roger Moore – 1927-2017


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I’d like to make a tribute to the actor Sir Roger Moore. I’m saddened to hear the news of his passing. For me, Sir Roger is well-known for playing Simon Templar in ‘The Saint’ TV series during the 1960s as well as playing James Bond in the movies during the 1970/80s. Sir Roger will be so terribly missed. Continue reading

John Hurt – 1940-2017

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I’m saddened to hear the news today that the actor, Sir John Hurt, has passed away. For me, Sir John played the War Doctor in the 50th anniversary TV special of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘The Day of the Doctor’. He was also a big Hollywood movie star appearing in the ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Hellboy’ film series. Continue reading

Carrie Fisher – 1956-2016

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By the time you read this, I’ll be in Cardiff off to see ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ at the cinema!

I’d like to make a little tribute to Carrie Fisher, the actress who played Princess Leia in the ‘Star Wars’ movies! I’m deeply saddened to hear the news that Carrie Fisher passed away this week. I know that many ‘Star Wars’ fans will be devastated and deeply miss her as she was well-loved as Princess Leia. Continue reading

Andrew Sachs – 1930-2016


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I’d like to make a little tribute to Andrew Sachs, the actor who played Manuel in the BBC sitcom series, ‘Fawlty Towers’. I’m saddened to hear the news that Andrew Sach passed away. 😦 I enjoyed seeing him as Manuel and I cherish very fond memories of watching him as he made me laugh a lot! Continue reading

Anton Yelchin – 1989-2016

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I’d like to make a little tribute to Anton Yelchin, the actor who played Chekov in the rebooted ‘Star Trek’ film series by J.J. Abrams. I’m saddened that Anton was reported killed by his car at his own house yesterday on Sunday. He died aged 27. This is shocking and sad news for ‘Star Trek’ fans. 😦 Continue reading

Alan Rickman 1946-2016

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I’m sorry to be the bearer of sad news, but it turns out that Alan Rickman has sadly passed away today at the age of 69. This is such a shock and my prayers and thoughts are with his family who were with him when he died. Alan passed away after a long battle with cancer and he will be sorely missed. Continue reading