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Public prodnoses are nothing new

From the Leslie Phillips obit:

When his affair, while still married, with Caroline Mortimer became public, he was no longer deemed suitable as a clergyman, and was succeeded in later series by Donald Sinden.

So, err, no playing Desdemona while black then, eh? Because the actor is in fact the role……

3 thoughts on “Public prodnoses are nothing new”

  1. 1960s ITV was much more sensitive to what its advertisers thought.

    He really was a class stage actor, though. Saw him in Passion Play many years ago.
    Another hero bites the dust 🙁

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