Doctor WHO and Wombles actor Bernard Cribbins has died aged ninety three, his agent has confirmed.

During a career that spanned seven decades, Cribbins narrated the Nineteen Seventies children’s programme The Wombles.

He additionally contend the Doctor’s companion Tom Campbell within the 1966 film Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 AD returning forty one years later within the revived TV series.

Cribbins came back to the show as Wilfred feminist, the grandfather of Catherine Tate’s character woman.
He contend Wilfred from 2007 to 2010.

The actor was familiar by generations of youngsters – he additionally contend the station porter prince consort Perks in 1970 film The Railway kids.

Former Doctor WHO showrunner Russell T Davies led the tributes, posting an image of him on set, whereas saying: “I’m therefore lucky to possess familiar him. Thanks for everything, my recent soldier. A legend has left the globe.”


Comedian and actor Matt filmmaker, WHO additionally featured in Doctor WHO, announce on-line that Cribbins was a “brilliantly gifted man”.

Songwriter and producer microphone Batt, WHO wrote the theme tune for The Wombles, told BBC News Cribbins was a “wonderful” and “generous” guy.

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