Obituary

Tributes paid to RSC 'icon' Alan Howard, who has died aged 77
The actor was known for his kingly portrayals and distinctive voice
Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82
The star of The Omen was described by Samuel Beckett as 'the perfect actress'
Actress Rebekah Gibbs dies aged 41
By Editorial Staff
The Casualty star was described as a 'dazzling light' by her agent
Actor Kenny Ireland dies aged 68
The former artistic director of the Royal Lyceum, best known for his role in TV comedy Benidorm, has passed away
Popular comic actress Dora Bryan dies aged 91
Bryan's many credits spanned classics on stage and screen
Michael Coveney: 'Sam Kelly was an actor of great technique and comic, Dickensian flourish'
Our chief critic pays tribute to the late actor, who died on Saturday aged 70
Obituary: Peter O'Toole was the genuine article
Our chief critic pays tribute to a giant of stage and screen, who has died aged 81