Wednesday, 20 February 2013

RIP Elspet Gray

News of another sad loss, as Elspet Gray, Baroness Rix, character actress of some variety and wife to Brian Rix, mother to Louisa and Jamie, passed away on Monday aged 83

She had an immensely varied career with several notable credits including Catweazle, Tenko and Doctor Who but she's perhaps best remembered for her role as Blackadder's mother in The Blackadder, the first series of the BBC sitcom. The writer of which, Richard Curtis, would later cast her for a role in Four Weddings and a Funeral 

1929 - 2013 RIP

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