Vale: Trevor Peacock

Veteran British performer Trevor Peacock, best known for The Vicar of Dibley, has died aged 89.

His family announced he died on Monday morning from a dementia-related illness. He was first diagnosed with dementia in 2009, later living in a nursing home.

Peacock will be best remembered for his portrayal of farmer Jim Trott in The Vicar of Dibley, and his stammering catchphrase, “No, no, no, no, yes.”

He played across all three seasons of the show and its numerous one-off specials. He made his final on-screen appearance in 2015 in a Comic Relief special of The Vicar Of Dibley.

His other credits include Family Business, EastEnders, a Beatles TV special, Jonathan Creek, Between the Lines, The Riff Raff Element, The Thin Blue Line and My Family.

In addition to numerous stage roles, he was a songwriter including penning 1960s pop classic “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter” for Herman’s Hermits.

Source: Huffington Post

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