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Nigel Farrell

Post by Goatherd » Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:19 pm

Has anyone else noticed that the TV producer/presenter Nigel Farrell (Mid.B late 60's/?early 70's) has died of pancreatic cancer? He was a nice bloke. Contemporary of mine.
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Post by Mid A 15 » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:05 pm

Goatherd wrote:Has anyone else noticed that the TV producer/presenter Nigel Farrell (Mid.B late 60's/?early 70's) has died of pancreatic cancer? He was a nice bloke. Contemporary of mine.
I'm very sad to read this post.

Nigel was a year ahead of me in Mid A (I think his junior house was Maine B) and he was a nice bloke as you say in that he didn't make the life of those junior to him a misery. His best friend in Mid A was Mike Wintle if memory serves me right.

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Post by Goatherd » Sat Oct 01, 2011 6:40 pm

Apologies. I could have sworn that he was in Mid.B. Thanks for the correction.
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Post by AKAP » Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:49 pm

Sad news indeed.

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Post by jhopgood » Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:57 am

I thought my brother Richard might know him and he replied

He was in my year in Mid A and a friend - I went to a party he had in London when I was at Oxford, but no contact since then although we watched and enjoyed some of his TV programmes. He was great fun at CH, a total exhibitionist with a wicked sense of humour (and a v good batsman). Went to medical school at Bart's (I think his father had been a doctor) but then became a journalist, and produced some lovely highly personalised TV programmes. V good at meeting all sorts of people and drawing them out. Of my year in Mid A, (about 10 of us), at least 3 have died.

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Post by J.R. » Mon Oct 03, 2011 12:20 pm

I trust 'someone' is preparing an obit ?
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Post by Jo » Thu Oct 06, 2011 2:01 pm

J.R. wrote:I trust 'someone' is preparing an obit ?
I certainly hope so. Too late for the forthcoming issue but would be happy to include it in the next one.
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