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On This Day (USA) - 11 November



The Ice Warriors: One premiered on BBC One in 1967 at 5:10pm, watched by 6.70 million viewers.

The TARDIS arrives on Earth in the midst of a new ice age where Brittanicus Base is fighting a battle to force back the glaciers. A huge Ice Warrior is found frozen in the ice.



The Stones of Blood: Part Three premiered on BBC One in 1978 at 6:21pm, watched by 9.30 million viewers.
 Birthdays
Ashley Hunt will be 35 - 2 credits, including Recovery Worker in Children Of Earth: Day One(TW)



Angus Wright will be 55 - 3 credits, including Mister Dread in The Vault of Secrets(SJA)

Angus Wright is a British actor.

Wright was born in Washington, D.C., the youngest child of Virginia and Patrick Wright. His father's career in the British Diplomatic Service took the family to the Lebanon, the United States, the U.K.EgyptBahrainLuxembourgSyriaand Saudi Arabia.

Angus gained an M.A. in Art History at Edinburgh University and then trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and has since worked extensively in theatre, film and television.

He is married to Helen and has a son, Max.



Will Brenton will be 57 - credited as Writer for Doctor Who Live(Stage)

Director and writer on the 2010 tour Doctor Who Live



Jim Capper (died 2013 aged 61) would be 68 - credited as Production Manager for Black Orchid

Jim Capper originally worked for the BBC as an Assistant Floor Manager on All Creatures Great and Small  and When The Boat Came In,  Production Manager in shows like Doctor Who, Tenko, Eastenders and Bergerac, and as a Location Manger for Lovejoy and The League of Gentlemen.

As well as Black Orchid, he was due to be a production manager on Timelash, but was instead replaced by Alan Wareing.

He became a primary school teacher in 1991, and then when he moved north to Chester became both a Location Manager and 1st Assistant Director for Coronation Street. He also continued to undertake shows like Emmerdale, Eastenders, Holby City, Byker Grove, and Grange Hill.

He died in July 2013 after battling an incurable form of cancer.

Obituaries: Ariel, The Stage



Martyn Read will be 75 - credited as Security Guard in Silver Nemesis

June Whitfield (died 2018 aged 93) would be 94 - 2 credits, including Minnie Hooper in The End of Time

June Whitfield, CBE was an English actress, well known in the United Kingdom since the 1950s for roles in radio and television comedy series.

Her first big break was a lead role in the radio comedy Take It From Here, and television followed, including appearances with Tony Hancock throughout his television career. In 1966, Whitfield played her first television sitcom role, in Beggar My Neighbour, and this ran for two years. She also starred in several Carry On films.

In 1968, June Whitfield and Terry Scott began their long television partnership which peaked with roles as husband and wife in Happy Ever After (1974-78) and Terry and June (1979-87). Since 1992, Whitfield has appeared in Jennifer Saunders's sitcom Absolutely Fabulous playing Edina Monsoon's mother. In recent years she has played a regular character in Last of the Summer Wine as well as a recurring character in The Green Green Grass.



Stubby Kaye (died 1997 aged 79) would be 101 - credited as Weismuller in Delta and the Bannermen

Stubby Kaye (November 11, 1918 - December 14, 1997) was an American comic actor. He was born in New York City on the last day of the First World War, at West 114th Street in the Morningside Heights section of Manhattan to first generation Jewish-Americans originally from Russia and Austria. He was raised in the Far Rockaway section of Queens and inThe Bronx.

Directors viewed Kaye as a master of the Broadway idiom during the last phase of the musical comedy era. This was evidenced by his introduction of three of the greatest show-stopping numbers of the era: "Fugue for Tinhorns" and "Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat" from Guys and Dolls (1950) and "Jubilation T. Cornpone" from Li'l Abner (1956). in 1953 he played in a remake of It Happened One NightYou Can't Run Away From It. Kaye is best known for defining the role of Nicely-Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls, first on Broadway and then in the film version. He also played Marryin' Sam in Li'l Abner, again on both stage and screen. In 1962, he played the Mikado in Michael Winner's The Cool Mikado.

In 1965, he played alongside Nat King Cole as a travelling musician in the western/comedy Cat Ballou, starring Jane Fonda and Lee Marvin. He also made a guest appearance in "Delta And The Bannermen", a story in the British science fiction series, Doctor Who in 1987. His last featured role was as Marvin Acme in Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

In the mid 1950s, Kaye guest starred on NBC's The Martha Raye Show. In 1958, he appeared on the short-lived NBC variety showThe Gisele MacKenzie Show. About this time, he also appeared on ABC's The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom. In the 1959-1960 television season, Kaye co-starred with William DemarestJeanne Bal, and Murray Hamilton in the NBC 18-weeksitcom Love and Marriage. Demarest played William Harris, the owner of a failing music company who refuses to handle popular rock and roll music, which presumably might save the firm from bankruptcy. Kaye played the promotion agent.[1]

In the 1960-1961 season, Kaye appeared as Marty, the agent of aspiring actress Eileen Sherwood, in the CBS sitcom My Sister Eileen, starring Shirley Bonne, with Elaine Stritch as Eileen's older sister, magazine writer Ruth Sherwood.

During the 1960s, Kaye became well known as host of a weekly children's talent showStubby's Silver Star Show. During the 1962-1963 season, he was a regular on Stump the Stars. On April 14, 1963, he guest starred as "Tubby Mason" in NBC's Ensign O'Toole comedy series, starring Dean Jones. Kaye portrayed an obese sailor going on a crash diet to avoid expulsion from the United States Navy because of his weight.

From 1964-65 he hosted the Saturday morning children's game show Shenanigans on ABC. He also appeared in the 1974 Broadway revival of Good News. Other stage productions included Man of Magic in London (with Stuart Damonas Harry Houdini), and his final Broadway show Grind co-starring Ben Vereen in 1985 .

Biography from the Wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA


 Deaths
Vivienne Bennett (died 1978 aged 73) - credited as Queen Elizabeth in The Chase