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In person Sessions was a self-effacing and genial figure who conceded that many people found him infuriating, He took a liberal approach to human sexuality and supported the move to ordain women as bishops, The Defence Inquests Unit was established by the MoD to support bereaved families who had lost a relation during training or on operations, His ability to foresee danger helped ensure that the defence did not concede a goal until the semi-final, and that from the penalty spot, He had what was described as ‘gazelle-like acceleration’, and with Gerald Davies he formed one of the game’s finest wing partnerships, After working for the Post Office he turned to dance in his twenties and went on to act in Shakespeare and Jacobean tragedy, They became famous with catchphrases such as ‘Rock on, Tommy!’, and their 1985 summer tour outsold Bruce Springsteen’s, She championed contemporary composers such as Poulenc and sang lead roles in works by Mozart, Puccini and Massenet, Known as ‘Dynamite Doug’ for his preferred method of extracting buried treasures, he was indicted on charges of trafficking stolen artefacts, He led a landing craft in Operation Devon, during which the German commander was captured in his pyjamas and a valuable harbour was won, She was friends with David Hockney and Truman Capote and poured her energy into revitalising Clandeboye in Northern Ireland, He began his career on the stand-up comedy circuit and also appeared in Coronation Street and The League of Gentlemen, His greatest passion was for the works of John Ireland, which he performed several times at the Proms, He explored the workings of antidepressant and antipsychotic medication and advised the Home Office on cannabis and legal highs, He guarded a German field marshal accused of war crimes, later moving to Hong Kong and dealing with an influx of refugees fleeing conflict, He hosted Nationwide and Grandstand before becoming a favourite on breakfast TV but suffered when his private life was exposed in the press, He worked with the cream of his island’s musicians, including Bob Marley, Max Romeo, John Holt and King Tubby, She taught Elizabeth Taylor how to speak Southern for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and later raised millions of pounds for Aids research, He repeatedly warned of irresponsible lending, and though he was sacked he was vindicated when the Treasury was forced to rescue the bank, He favoured traditonal methods, did not paint from photographs, and would hire actors to give texture to his imaginary backdrops, She also modelled parts for Disney's Fantasia and Dumbo, as the Blue Fairy in Pinocchio, and starred with her husband Gower in Show Boat, He left the Shadows to devote himself to the Jehovah’s Witnesses and helped to bring Cliff Richard to Christianity, His subjects included the society hostess Gertrude Tennant and the strongman Eugene Sandow, who caused ‘semi-delirium’ in female audiences, He performed Houdini's perilous escape acts and worked with scientists in investigating phenomena of apparently paranormal nature, Devoted to the RPO and never late for a rehearsal, he also played the piano, enjoyed a game of poker and collected hats on his travels, Helped the Navy respond to the Argentine invasion of the Falklands and his landscape and marine paintings were exhibited by London galleries.