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Posted 02 May 2015 - 02:04 AM

Ballet conductor Terence Kern has died at 77. http://www.sltrib.co...c-director-dies


Became Director for the London Festival Ballet and moved to USA, though has conducted for ballet around the world.

Davey Jones' Locker

Posted 28 September 2014 - 10:42 PM

People thought Tom Jones had died when he trended on Twitter over the weekend. He hadn't. (He was performing at the AFL Grand Final, which is probably the closest thing to death for an entertainer):


EDIT: It turns out people are also unsure of whether or not TJ called a footballer-turned-commentator a dickhead:


The clip is here if you want to decide for yourself if he said "dickhead" or "take care" at circa 0:25 seconds:


Sigh... At least it is something to do while we wait for a celeb to die...


Posted 28 September 2014 - 06:54 PM

Dannie Abse



Posted 11 September 2014 - 12:08 PM

Welsh actor Howell Evans has died aged 86.

He seems to have been the 'go to' Welshman, appearing in How Green Was My Valley, The Englishman who went up a hill..., Stella as well as many staples of British TV, Coronation St, Z Cars, Open All Hours, amongst others.

Posted 05 August 2014 - 11:45 AM

Rod de'Ath known for drumming for Rory Gallagher is dead at 64 according to wikipedia


Posted 14 December 2013 - 10:44 AM

Lord Roberts of Conwy at 83.


Posted 26 November 2013 - 11:08 AM

After a recent discussion with a fellow DLer, I went on a wikihunt for Welsh Comedians and found these two comedians who seem to be old yet going strong. Wyn Calvin and Stan Stennett.

As it stands*, all Welsh born comedians who are remotely funny seem to have either moved in their infancies to the right side, sorry, east side of Offas Dyke or had public schooling in England. (Griff Rhys Jones, Dawn French, Paul Whitehouse, Keith Allen and Terry Jones for the benefit of BC Alum who it would appear adores lists). And yes, Rob Anton de Beke Brydon is absent for a reason. He is sh*t.

* from Wiki and my personal appraisal of the wiki list of Welsh comedians. There's nothing like some good old fashioned bias in a DL post ;)

Stan Stennett dead


Posted 12 July 2013 - 04:10 PM

Author, journalist, screenwriter, scientist, feminist, academic Elaine Morgan could have gone in any of several threads, but since she seemed a proud Welshwoman she's ended up here, at 92.


Posted 12 March 2013 - 10:48 PM

I never knew Sarah Greene was Welsh. Makes sense I suppose, she's always had rugby inside of her.

You've heard that story as well? Pool table I was told. Plenty of action at the baulk end...


Posted 12 March 2013 - 10:34 PM

I never knew Sarah Greene was Welsh. Makes sense I suppose, she's always had rugby inside of her.

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