1984: "Shy Person's Guide to Life" (Granada)
1 Interview |
Michael Bentine CBE | The Goons
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Speaking of his experience of his part in the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration camp: Millions of words have been written about these horror camps, many of them by inmates of those unbelievable places. I've tried, without success, to describe it from my own point of view, but the words won't come. To me Belsen was the ultimate blasphemy.
He was offered the opportunity of playing the fourth Doctor in the BBC series Doctor Who
(1963) and was enthusiastic about taking over from Jon Pertwee
, but his insistence that he be involved in the scripting was not acceptable to the series' producer, Barry Letts
. The role was given to Tom Baker