1931 – 2007
The broadcaster, humorist, anecdotalist, raconteur, impresario, producer, presenter, playwright, actor, author and stage director Ned Sherrin CBE died today of complications of throat cancer. The creator of the seminal TV programme That Was The Week That Was was 76.
Ned Sherrin, wit, impresario, bon viveur and Radio 4 stalwart, dies at 76 – The Guardian
Ned Sherrin: That Was The Life That Was – Times Online
Tributes paid to late broadcaster Ned Sherrin – AFP
Tributes paid to “trailblazer” Ned Sherrin – Reuters
More obituaries and tributes are listed on Sherrin’s Wikipedia’s entry.
BBC Radio 4 will be broadcasting a special programme celebrating the life, career and humour of Ned Sherrin at 6.30pm on Tuesday 2nd.