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Gareth Thomas, best known for playing Roj Blake in the 70s sci-fi Blake's 7, has died of heart failure. He was 71. A sad loss to the TV industry.

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14 Apr 2016, 09:12
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That is sad. I count Blake's 7 as one of the most memorable TV series that I watched as a kid. I loved Avon with his massive superiority complex!


14 Apr 2016, 09:32
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He was also in ultra-creepy 70's ITV drama Children Of The Stones.

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DJDogfart wrote:
He was also in ultra-creepy 70's ITV drama Children Of The Stones.

One of the best kids dramas ever made, in my opinion. Baffling, but wonderful.

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Agreed Tony. Gareth Thomas was good in that.
Filmed in Avebury, Wiltshire. I stayed there for a weeks holiday a few years back. Very atmospheric on a misty morning.

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It should still be possible to obtain Blake's Seven on DVD. I have all four series in box sets, but I have had them for a few years.


15 Apr 2016, 12:09
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Phoenix wrote:
It should still be possible to obtain Blake's Seven on DVD. I have all four series in box sets, but I have had them for a few years.


£25 ish for new complete box set of 17 discs on Ebay


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I am sorry that I missed this thread.

Gareth also did a few Big Finish Blake's 7 audios. Really good.

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