A gentleman player assured at both touching sincerity and twinkling comedy, John Horsley was a charming actor with plenty of strings to his bow, who played an adroit second fiddle throughout his 60-year career. A household face on television, he will best be remembered as Doc Morrissey, the quack severely in need of a doctor in The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1975), who showed enthusiasm for his work only when faced with secretaries who were feeling a touch chesty, and who prescribed "two aspirin" for anything and everything.
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Saturday 23 November 2013
A 28-year-old woman, believed to be the girl's mother, was also arrested and has been released on police bail.
Thursday 21 November 2013
Abdelhakim Dekhar will be formally accused of "attempted murder" and kidnapping
Saturday 16 November 2013
Meza, 70 Mitcham Road, Tooting, London
Friday 15 November 2013
Mayor told journalists that he did not ask a female employee if he could 'eat her p***y' and later said he was getting professional help
Sunday 10 November 2013
Police said they were looking for two suspects in connection to the deadly incident in Texas last night
Friday 08 November 2013
A short, perfectly formed story about migrant London
Thursday 07 November 2013
Riot police used tear gas to disperse protesters outside the front of the building
Friday 11 October 2013
Opposition activists said at least 70 people have been killed
Friday 04 October 2013
Ibrahim Omar and three others were shot dead as on Thursday
Thursday 03 October 2013
"We are an island nation..." boomed the Churchillian voiceover, thus announcing, in case the title hadn't already given it away, that The Great British Year is yet another TV programme about how great Britain is. TV schedules are currently awash with patriotically themed shows such as the BBC panel show I Love My Country, but unlike some of its ilk, this wide-ranging nature documentary had something truly worth boasting about: our magnificent weather.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
President Thein Sein toured the country’s conflict-torn west as sectarian violence once again gripped the state of Rakhine, with Buddhist mobs killing a 94-year-old Muslim woman and torching more than 70 homes, officials said.
Saturday 28 September 2013
A deadly three-week battle between government troops and Muslim rebels who held nearly 200 people hostage in the southern Philippines has ended with all of the captives safe, the country's defence secretary said.
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Harry Goodwin was the celebrity photographer who made his name with his pictures of virtually every major figure from the world of rock and pop during the 1960s and '70s during his decade-long residency at Top of the Pops.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Violent scenes expected after court overturns life term for war criminal and orders his hanging
Sunday 15 September 2013
Insurgents demanding money for neglected Islamic regions
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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