Bernard Gallagher

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Plays Ewart Plimmer

DATE OF BIRTH : 26th September 1929

DATE OF DEATH : 27th November 2016 (pneumonia)

BORN : Bradford

PARTNER : Actress Sylvia Vickers (m.1971)

CHILDREN : Son, Matthew and daughter Zoe

STUDIED : St Bede’s Catholic grammar school and at Sheffield University (1948-51), where he studied English.

Bernard also did national service as a flying officer in the RAF educational service (1952-54)

ON LEAVING CASUALTY : Bernard had decided to leave after a 4th series but was axed in Series 3, ‘I was in two minds when I learned Ewart was to be killed off, I was happy with the programme but I was also happy to go because it meant I could go back to theatre.’

TELEVISION CREDITS : Eagle of the Ninth; The Imitation Game; The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs; Strangers; Bergerac; Shine on Harvey Moon; Relly; Ace of Spies; Rolling Home; Moonfleet; Relative Strangers; The Practice; Frankie & Johnny; Farrington of the FO; Casualty; Rockcliffe’s Babies; Prisoners of Childhood; New Statesman; Take the High Road; Countdown to War; First and Last; The Chief; This is David Lander; The Bill; Eastenders; Brother Cadfael; London’s Burning; Harry; Heartbeat; Thin Blue Line; Cows; Wycliffe; Bad Girls; Silent Witness; Murder in Mind; Rose & Maloney; Midsomer Murders; Heatwave; Footprints in the Snow; All About Me; The Commander – The Fraudster; Downton Abbey; The Trip; Doctors; Together

FILM CREDITS : Red Monarch; Photographing Fairies

THEATRE CREDITS : Jumpers; Weapons of Happiness; Breezeblock Park; Carnival War A-Go-Hot’ The Country Wife; Roll on 4 O’Clock; Loot; El Cid; Fancy Man; John Gabriel Borkman; Educating Rita; Therese Raquin; The Black Angel; Gaslight; Hamlet; Getting Married; School for Wives; The Libertine; Man of Mode; The Break of Day; The Three Sisters; The Last Yankee; Blue Heart; Shakespeare in Shoreditch; A Supermarket Love Song

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY : The Alchemist; Julius Caesar; Tis Pity She’s a Whore; Colombus

Interviews

holby.tv : Bernard Gallagher Interview

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