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Liz Shaw
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How the Whoniverse Got Smaller in 2012

It’s sad to recall, but we lost some pretty special people from the world of Doctor Who in 2012. Companions, regular guest actors, alternate incarnations of the Doctor, behind the scenes artists and even guest personalities who weren’t recognised as actors all passed away. Let’s take this opportunity to remember them once more. Caroline John…

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Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

The Aztec’s composer and pianist Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, a voracious talent who was equally at home writing jazz and film scores as music for concert halls, passed away on Christmas Eve aged 76. Although he considered his film and television subordinate to his concert work he produced fifty scores for both mediums receiving three…

T P McKenna

Veteran actor T P McKenna, who guested in Doctor Who during the 1980s, has died recently. The Irishman starred in various movies and television shows in a career spreading over five decades. Born in 1929, he started his illustrious career by performing several Gilbert and Sullivan shows at St Patricks College. Despite spending six years…

Norman Taylor

Kasterborous is sad to report the passing of Norman Taylor, one of the technicians behind the original, groundbreaking Doctor Who title sequence. Norman was Technical Operations Manager on Crew 9 based at Lime Grove, London, who, during down time made the serendipitous discover of the ‘visual howl-around’- the haunting effect that was a mainstay of the…

David Myerscough-Jones

Kasterborous is saddened to report that renowned set designer David Myerscough- Jones has passed away at the age of 75. Born on September 15th 1934 in Lancashire, he was educated at Bickerton House School before enrolling in the local school of art. In London, he achieved a diploma with a distinction in stage design and…

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