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Farewell Caroline John (Liz Shaw) - RIP


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Troy Baker - Posted on 26 June 2012

In The BBC's website it has been reported that actress Caroline John has recently died.The reported cause of death is cancer. She was 71. Her reported death was on June 5th.

Carooine John is best known for her work in Doctor Who appearing with Jon Pertwee in the 1970 season as scientist and assistant-to-the-Doctor Elizabeth "Liz" Shaw. She has also appeared in some iof the Big Finish Companion Chonicles episodes and was married to another person from the world of Doctor Who - Geoffrey Beevers (who played the Master in "The Keeper of Traken" and has recently appeared in the 4th Doctor Adventures (also by Big Finsh) reprising his role as the Master)

 

For more information about the actress you can see what information there is on wikipedia here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_John

 

...and for her obituary on the BBCs website:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18531461

 

...and the Guardian's website:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2012/jun/21/caroline-john

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On YouTube i found this tribute to Liz Shaw after I found out about it on another website (that's dedicated to the manga and anime Detective Conan). I hope you like it.

 

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BBC's "Doctor Who" Website has put up a collection of 12 pictures from Caroline John's time as Liz Shaw on "Doctor Who". They encompass her episodes "Spearhead From Space", "The Silurians", "The Ambassadors of Death" and "Inferno".

I hope you enjoy them:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/galleries/p00vcwf8

 

NOTE: One of the pictures has Nicholas Courtney without his trademark mustache of the Brigadier so be on the lookout for that.

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