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RIP Mr Derek

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PatinCyprus

PatinCyprus Report 17 Jan 2020 12:38

I first came across Derek Fowlds as the sidekick to Basil Brush. Loved him in Yes Minister/Prime Minister and saw him when I occasionally watched Heartbeat as the Sgt policeman.

Aged 82 he died in hospital in Bath of pneumonia.

RIP Derek you did make me laugh - great underrated actor. <3

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 17 Jan 2020 12:56

Sorry to read this.
I remember him mostly as Oscar in Heartbeat.

He and Alf considered themselves super-sleuth detectives

R I P Derek

Caroline

Caroline Report 17 Jan 2020 13:00

Lovely actor very sad...always thought he was older...

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 17 Jan 2020 13:14

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-51147182

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHa3ldik4WM

<3

Barbra

Barbra Report 17 Jan 2020 14:07

He was a.good Actor .Heartbeat many other roles RIP <3 <3

SheilaWestWilts

SheilaWestWilts Report 17 Jan 2020 14:44

Never watched Heartbeat but loved him with Basil Brush and in Yes Minister.

<3

Linda

Linda Report 17 Jan 2020 16:45

First saw him with Basil Brush and loved him in heartbeat




RIP DEREK FOWLDS <3

Allan

Allan Report 17 Jan 2020 21:10

Excellent actor, RIP

I think that Heaven may be a livelier place now that three great actors have been re-united :-D :-D

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 17 Jan 2020 23:59

R.I.P. <3

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 18 Jan 2020 16:37

Aw missed this yesterday, just seen it on the internet...he always came across as a gentle soul. RIP Derek
<3 <3

Tawny

Tawny Report 18 Jan 2020 21:01

RIP <3