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Thursday 27 July 2022 

Bernard Cribbens Dies 

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Doctor Who and Wombles actor Bernard Cribbins has died aged 93, his family has confirmed.

During a career that spanned seven decades, Cribbins narrated the 1970s children's programme The Wombles. 

He also played Dr Who's companion Tom Campbell in the 1966 film Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150, returning 41 years later in the revived series. 

Cribbins returned to the revived show a as Wilfred Mott, the grandad of Catherine Tate's character Donna. 

The actor was known by generations of children - he also played the station master Albert Perks in 1970 film The Railway Children. 

27 July 2022

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