Posts Tagged: BBC

First person: Firesign Theatre remembers co-founder Peter Bergman, 72, for his witty irreverence

We are sad to report that Peter Bergman passed away in the early morning hours of Friday March 9, 2012 due to complications from leukemia. We will have more details as they become available. Peter Bergman was born in Cleveland,

First person: Firesign Theatre remembers co-founder Peter Bergman, 72, for his witty irreverence

We are sad to report that Peter Bergman passed away in the early morning hours of Friday March 9, 2012 due to complications from leukemia. We will have more details as they become available. Peter Bergman was born in Cleveland,

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Girls went ape for Davy Jones, 66, The Monkees’ heartthrob with the Beatles-like accent

(What boy in the 1960s didn’t want girls screaming for him the way they screamed for Davy Jones and The Monkees. And yet, I never hated them. I thought they’d be fun neighbors, living next door in a madcap household

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Girls went ape for Davy Jones, 66, The Monkees’ heartthrob with the Beatles-like accent

(What boy in the 1960s didn’t want girls screaming for him the way they screamed for Davy Jones and The Monkees. And yet, I never hated them. I thought they’d be fun neighbors, living next door in a madcap household

Mike deGruy, who survived shark attack, piloted hang gliders, dove beneath ice caps, dies in helicopter crash

(What an exciting life Mike deGruy, a diver who filmed underwater and on land the world over, must have led.) JASPER’S BRUSH, Australia – World-renowned filmmaker Mike deGruy died Saturday at age 60 in a fiery helicopter crash shortly after

Mike deGruy, who survived shark attack, piloted hang gliders, dove beneath ice caps, dies in helicopter crash

(What an exciting life Mike deGruy, a diver who filmed underwater and on land the world over, must have led.) JASPER’S BRUSH, Australia – World-renowned filmmaker Mike deGruy died Saturday at age 60 in a fiery helicopter crash shortly after

Danger Mouse, an eyepatch-wearing diminutive detective, was creation of British animator Mark Hall, 75

MANCHESTER, England – The creator of the successful children’s cartoon series Danger Mouse, Mark Hall, has died at the age of 75 at his family home in Manchester, after a short illness. Along with his college friend Brian Cosgrove, Hall

Danger Mouse, an eyepatch-wearing diminutive detective, was creation of British animator Mark Hall, 75

MANCHESTER, England – The creator of the successful children’s cartoon series Danger Mouse, Mark Hall, has died at the age of 75 at his family home in Manchester, after a short illness. Along with his college friend Brian Cosgrove, Hall

English crime novelist Reginald Hill, 75, wrote bestselling Dalziel and Pascoe novels

LONDON – Reginald Hill, who has died aged 75, wrote 24 bestselling Dalziel and Pascoe novels, which were the basis of 12 successful BBC television series. Hill called himself a crime novelist, but his work owed nothing to the hard-boiled

English crime novelist Reginald Hill, 75, wrote bestselling Dalziel and Pascoe novels

LONDON – Reginald Hill, who has died aged 75, wrote 24 bestselling Dalziel and Pascoe novels, which were the basis of 12 successful BBC television series. Hill called himself a crime novelist, but his work owed nothing to the hard-boiled

British television producer Richard Hopkins, 47, brought ‘Dancing With the Stars’ to America

LONDON — Richard Hopkins, a British television producer who helped bring “Dancing With the Stars” to the United States, has died. He was 47. Hopkins died Saturday in Britain after an 8-month battle with cancer, Sony Music said in a

British television producer Richard Hopkins, 47, brought ‘Dancing With the Stars’ to America

LONDON — Richard Hopkins, a British television producer who helped bring “Dancing With the Stars” to the United States, has died. He was 47. Hopkins died Saturday in Britain after an 8-month battle with cancer, Sony Music said in a