Eric Thompson

Last updated 09 January 2020

Eric Thompson

Born: Saturday 9th November 1929
Died: Tuesday 30th November 1982 (age: 53)


Eric Thompson played Viscount Gaston de Leran in the 1966 Doctor Who story The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve. 

He was the husband of Phyllida Law and father of actress Emma Thompson. 

He isbest known known for re-writing and narrating The Magic Roundabout in the UK.

Other roles include Ego HugoThe Magic BallThe ChallengersCoronation StreetITV PlayhouseVolponeInheritanceITV Play of the WeekDixon of Dock GreenSerjeant Musgrave's DanceZ CarsThe VillainsITV Television PlayhouseBBC Sunday-Night PlayThe Eustace DiamondsBBC Sunday-Night TheatreThe Life and Death of Sir John FalstaffThe Lost KingThe Black Arrow