Recent necrology, December 2023

Some well-known people who have died recently

  • Peter Bush, 1930-2023
    New Zealand sports photographer
  • Brigit Forsyth, 1940-2023
    Scottish actress best known for her roles in the BBC comedy Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Broolyn Nine-Nine Season One Peter Bush: a life in focus The boy from Evans Bay The new rulers of the world The war you don't see

  • Brian Law, 1943-2023
    London-born organist and conductor, formerly of Christchurch City Choir and Christ Church Cathedral Choir
  • John Pilger, 1939-2023
    Australian journalist and documentary filmmaker
  • Renée, 1929-2023
    New Zealand feminist writer and playwright
  • John Weir, 1935-2023
    New Zealand Catholic priest, poet, scholar and editor of James K. Baxter’s works
  • Tom Wilkinson, 1948-2023
    English stage and screen character actor

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