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Hordern

(ˈhɔːdən)
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(Biography) Sir Michael (Murray). 1911–95, British actor
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Directed by Moria Armstrong, "A Christmas Carol" stars Micheal Hordern, John Le Mesurier, and Bernard Lee.
In 2014 Paddington, pictured inset, got his first outing on the silver screen, although many will remember him for the three TV series he appeared in during the 1970s, late 1980s and 1990s, two of which featured the crumbly-voiced words of actor Michael Hordern.
Mark Hordern, chief executive of Glasgow Solicitors Property Centre (GSPC) who instigated the report, said: "The traditional summer slowdown was exacerbated this year by a fabulous Commonwealth Games, which caught the imagination of the entire city and by the increasingly tense build-up to the referendum on independence, which triggered widespread engagement regardless of location or occupation.
The Kooks will kick start their Aussie tour from Perth's Belvoir Amphitheatre on January 17, before heading to Sydney's Hordern Pavilion on January 20 and Brisbane's Riverstage on January 23.
During the year, joint-managing directors Sarah Hordern and Stephen Higgins were replaced by chief executive Julian Thick, who is undertaking a full review of the business.
After the bone-crunching excitement of watching the roller derby teams from around the country battle it out at the Hordern Pavilion, party on with the roller derby girls at the official after-party at The Standard.
The series starred David Jason as Toad, Michael Hordern as Badger, Peter Sallis as Rat, Richard Pearson as Mole, while Ian Carmichael narrated.
The late Sir Michael Hordern had famously narrated the 1970s television series, featuring a stop-motion puppet, while, more recently, Stephen Fry voiced a series of audio books.
A source said: "Rihanna's tour promoter and music label have both denied rumours that she will make an appearance at this weekend's Mardi Gras parade or the official after-party at Hordern Pavilion.
The result is the far easier to remember title Whistle and I'll Come To You In that version, Michael Hordern plays Professor Parkins, a delightfully eccentric old academic who is tormented by spectral visions after unearthing an old whistle in a Knights Templar cemetery on the Norfolk coast.
It's a different approach to the 1968 black and white adaptation that starred Michael Hordern as a bumbling recluse, but one which Hurt believes will have greater resonance.