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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2022
« Reply #50 on: July 31, 2022, 07:49:40 pm »
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2022
« Reply #51 on: August 01, 2022, 03:37:04 am »
Her role and what she put into it certainly sent a message. That is probably why the role was communications officer.
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2022
« Reply #52 on: August 08, 2022, 07:56:39 pm »
Olivia Newton-John
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2022
« Reply #53 on: August 09, 2022, 09:49:09 pm »
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2022
« Reply #54 on: August 09, 2022, 11:20:03 pm »
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2022
« Reply #55 on: August 10, 2022, 11:56:47 am »
Raymond Briggs: The Snowman illustrator dies at 88.
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Re: Departed Cultural Icons 2022
« Reply #56 on: August 10, 2022, 12:48:52 pm »
Raymond Briggs: The Snowman illustrator dies at 88.

Amongst many, many others he wrote, illustrated or both including...

Father Christmas (1973)
Father Christmas Goes on Holiday (1975)
Fungus the Bogeyman (1977)
Gentleman Jim (1980)
When the Wind Blows (1982)
The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman (1984)
Unlucky Wally (1987)
Unlucky Wally 20 Years On (1989)
The Man (1992)
The Bear (1994)
Ethel & Ernest: A True Story (1998)
Ug: Boy Genius of the Stone Age (2001)
The Puddleman (2004)
Notes from the Sofa (2015)