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When Did Graham Roberts Die?

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Actor Graham Roberts was born on the 10th of October 1929 in Chester, Cheshire, England, UK.


He studied at Bristol and Manchester Universities and then went into National Service.


Film Television And Radio Work Of Graham Roberts


Graham Roberts then worked in television, films and radio. This included many programmes for BBC Radio 4 and 3. He introduced Your Concert Choice on BBC Radio 3 and from 1973 he played ex policeman turned gamekeeper George Barford in BBC Radio 4 soap The Archers. He came to the fictional village of Ambridge after trying to commit suicide and wanting to start a new life. His character soon became well liked in the village and fondly regarded by many listeners.



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Graham Roberts also worked as a continuity announcer on Yorkshire Television and as a news and features presenter for Grampian TV.


Other TV work included the series Lizzie Dripping, Z Cars and Adam Smith. Film work included A Touch Of Brass, This Sporting Life and A Taste Of Honey.


Audio Books Read By Graham Roberts


Graham Roberts also recorded audio books such as The Heartbeat Novels, Rumpole of the Bailey and The Morecambe and Wise Biography.


Graham Roberts died in a York hospital on the 28th of October 2004. He was aged 75.


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