What a Blessed earful! Cameron and foghorn-voiced actor meet at Downing StreetBrian Blessed is campaigning for greater transparency over animal testing By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:02 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:54 GMT, 25 April 2013 It may not have been his most hostile confrontation of the day but it was probably the loudest. David Cameron emerged from Prime Minister’s Questions in the Commons yesterday to be bearded in Downing Street by foghorn-voiced actor Brian Blessed. The larger-than-life star, 76, was at No 10 to deliver a petition calling on Mr Cameron to end the secrecy surrounding testing on animals for research.
BREAKING NEWS: Good Life star Richard Briers dies at the age of 79 By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 12:34 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:37 GMT, 18 February 2013 Good life star Richard Briers has died at the age 79. His agent revealed the bad news today after the veteran actor's long battle with lung disease. Briers, who also starred in shows such as Ever Decreasing Circles and Monarch Of The Glen, recently said years of smoking had been to blame for his emphysema.