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Ivor Roberts

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Ivor Roberts (1925-1999)
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Ivor Roberts

Born: Sun 19th July 1925
Died: Sun 5th September 1999 (age: 74)

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Ivor Roberts was an English television continuity announcer and television actor who often appeared in comedic roles.

Born in Nottingham, Roberts started his television career as a continuity announcer on regional television in Wales, working for TWW before that company lost its franchise in 1968.

Among his better-known roles were the characters of Arnold Thomas in the 1995-97 television series Oh, Doctor Beeching! and Mr Barnes in the second, third and fourth series of You Rang, M'Lord?. He also made a guest appearance, as a police officer, in one episode of George and Mildred. Another notable appearance was as Mr. Chick in Dombey and Son. He also played a part in "Porridge".

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