Let us remember... John Welsh, who passed away on the 21st April 1985 aged 70.
After an early stage career in Dublin, he moved into British film and television in the 1950s. His roles included James Forsyte in the 1967 BBC dramatisation of John Galsworthy's The Forsyte Saga, as well as the butler Merriman in The Duchess of Duke Street, Sgt. Cuff in The Moonstone and a brief scene as the barber in Brideshead Revisited. He also appeared in Hancock's Half Hour, The Brothers, Prince Regent, To Serve Them All My Days and The Citadel, and played the assistant chief constable in the early series of Softly, Softly. He also appeared in a number of different roles on Danger Man that included British diplomats and butlers. He appeared in many films from 1953 to 1985 including.. An inspector calls 1954 Confession 1955 Lucky Jim 1957 Room at the top 1959 The man who haunted himself 1970 The 39 steps 1978 and Krull 1983.
.. but we remember him as Col. Dickenson in episode 10 of the 2nd series.. 'The walking trees'.