Welsh actor Philip Madoc dies aged 77

Welsh actor Philip Madoc, famous for stage and screen roles including The Life and Times of David Lloyd George, has died aged 77 after a short illness.

The Merthyr Tydfil-born actor starred in many hit television dramas such as Doctor Who and A Mind To Kill, as well as one of most famous episodes of Dad's Army in which he played a captured U-Boat captain.

Arthur Lowe as Captain George Mainwaring and Philip Madoc as a captured U-Boat captain, in Dad's Army's famous 'Dont tell him, Pike' scene

Browse a photo gallery of images from Madoc's career and contribute your thoughts and tributes to the late actor on the BBC Wales News website.

Watch this archive clip of the late Philip Madoc in 1978 BBC series Hawkmoor, about the adventures of 16th century Welsh folk hero Twm SiƓn Cati.


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