Peter Sallis Dies

Peter Sallis who played Eric Penley in 'The Ice Warriors' in 1967 has died aged 96. He was best known to the public as the voice of Wallace in 'Wallace and Gromit and as Cleggy in Last of the Summer Wine.
He was originally cast as Striker in the 1983 story 'Enlightenment' but when a BBC strike put the recording of the show back, he was no longer available and the part was eventually taken by Keith Barron.