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TODAY: Mr Tim Albery, opera director, 43; General Sir Hugh Beach, 72; Sir David Berriman, former chairman, North East Thames Regional Health Authority, 67; Sir Robert Bunyard, former Commandant, Police Staff College, and HM Inspector of Constabulary, 65; Dr Sir Clifford Butler, former Vice- Chancellor, Loughborough University of Technology, 73; Professor Henry Cadbury-Brown, architect, 82; Professor Ian Cameron, Provost, University of Wales College of Medicine, 59; Sir Harry Campion, statistician, 90; The Rev Professor Sir Owen Chadwick, Chancellor, University of East Anglia, 79; Cher, singer and actress, 49; Professor Richard Cobb, historian, 78; Mr Peter Copley, actor, 80; Flt Lt John Cruickshank VC, banker, 75; Mr Lynn Davies, long jump athlete, 53; Mr Gregory Dyke, former chairman, GMTV, 48; Mr Keith Fletcher, cricketer, 51; Mr Nigel Griffiths MP, 40; Surgeon Vice-Admiral Sir John Harrison, 74; Lord Hollick, chief executive, MAI plc, 50; Mr Simon Keswick, chairman, Trafalgar House, 53; The Very Rev Professor John McIntyre, theologian, 79; Mr Deryck Murray, former West Indies cricketer, 52; Mr Jeremy Nichols, headmaster, Stowe School, 52; Mr Peter Shore MP, 71; Sir William Simpson, former trade union leader, 75; Mr James Stewart, film actor, 87; Sir Iain Vallance, chairman, British Telecom, 52.

TOMORROW: Mr Geoffrey Archer, television newscaster, 51; Dr John Armitage, principal, College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham, 63; Lord Clydesmuir, former Lord-Lieutenant for Lanarkshire, 78; Mr Michael Crick, journalist, 37; Baron Guy de Rothschild, banker, 86; Mr Malcolm Fraser, former prime minister of Australia, 65; Mr David Hunt MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 53; Mr Terry Lightfoot, bandleader and jazz musician, 60; Mr Leonard Manasseh, architect, 79; Dr Leonard Mullins, Vice-President, Rubber and Plastics Research Association, 77; Mr Dipak Nandy, Head of Equal Opportunities, Social Services Department, Nottinghamshire County Council, 59; Mr Andrew Neil, former editor, the Sunday Times, 46; Miss Rosalind Plowright, soprano, 46; Mr Harold Robbins, novelist, 79; Mrs Mary Robinson, president of the Irish Republic, 51; Mr Leo Sayer, singer, 47; Professor Sir David Smith, President, Wolfson College, Oxford, 65; Mr Robert Welch, designer and silversmith, 66; Professor Stanley Wells, Professor of Shakespeare Studies, Birmingham University, 65; Mr Desmond Wilcox, broadcaster, 64; The Right Rev Mark Wood, former Bishop of Ludlow, 76; Mr James Woodhouse, director, ISIS East, 62