Yesterday’s News Today
On this day in 1924 Peter Hawkins was born. Hawkins was an actor best known for his fantastic voice over work and has a vast list of credits including the Daleks and Cybermen from Doctor Who, Bill and Ben the Flowerpot Men, Penfold from Danger Mouse, Zippy from Rainbow, Big Ears in Noddy, the Narrators in Superted and Jimbo and the Jet Set, and provided ALL the voices for the Adventures of Tintin, the Family Ness and Captain Pugwash.
He also spawned Silas Hawkins who inherited his father's acting talent and has appeared at many CFZ Weird Weekends bringing a diverse range of characters back to life including Charles Fort and most famously P.T. Barnum.
And now the news:
Some of Peter Hawkins' work: