AUBREY MORRIS DIES
Yet more sad news has reached The Unmutual Website, with the news that character actor Aubrey Morris, who played the town crier in 'Dance of the Dead' (and also appeared alongside Patrick McGoohan in 'Danger Man' and 'Columbo') has passed away at the age of 89.
Specialising in eccentric and sometimes uneasy or unsettling roles, he starred in countless film and TV productions, from a particularly memorable role in the cult film 'The Wicker Man', to an amusing cameo in 'The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy', from a creepy performance in 'Up the Junction', to a renowned role in 'A Clockwork Orange', as well as being a much respected theatre actor.
Aubrey Morris remained friends with Patrick McGoohan right up until his passing, and was also mooted to have had a role written for him in the ill-fated movie version of 'The Prisoner' being prepared by McGoohan and Polygram in the 1990s.
With thanks to Geoff Dodd, Robert Fairclough, Christopher Lewis, Tom Mayer, and Giles Kendrick for this news item.