Stephen Critchlow Death – Obituary – Stephen Critchlow, a British actor whose work was known in the theatre and also appeared on radio series died on Sunday 19th of September 2021 at the age of 54.
The cause of his death is yet to be released to the public yet.
Critchlow was born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire in the United Kingdom. He attended Mountview Drama School in London and completed his studies as a trained actor in 1990.
He was popularly known in the theatre world as “Critch” or “The Critch”. In 2004-05, he starred as Kenneth Horne in three national tours of Round the Horne… Revisited. He listed this as his favorite theatre job. He also appeared in the West End theatre as one of four actors in The 39 Steps.
He has performed in many British television programs and commercials. These include Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Prince and the Pauper, Cider With Rosie, Heartbeat as Leonard Parks and Adrian Pym, Monarch of the Glen, Trial & Retribution 1, 2 and 3, The Vice, The Bill, Blue Murder, The Armando Iannucci Show, The Thieving Headmistress, The Antique Rogues Show, Skins and The Cut.
He repeated his role as Kenneth Horne in Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! – a BBC film drama about the life and death of the British comedy performer Kenneth Williams.
Critchlow was also a voice actor for video games like Operation Flashpoint, Resistance, and Xenoblade Chronicles 2. He also appeared on radio series such as Truly, Madly, Bletchley, The Way We Live Right Now, and Spats, along with radio episodes of Torchwood (Lost Souls) and Doctor Who (The Nowhere Place).
Someone said after the tragic news: “Absolutely gutted to hear we have lost the lovely and constantly hilarious #StephenCritchlow His exuberant energy was infectious. He was wonderfully silly and ridiculously talented.”
Wireless Theatre announced: “We are truly devastated to hear of the passing of our dear friend Stephen Critchlow. True audio royalty, a man of many voices, who we were lucky enough to work with so often. He was always the life and soul of any occasion, and we will miss him dreadfully. So many happy memories.”
Jane Slavin wrote: “A terrible loss. Critch is gone. #StephenCritchlow a wonderful, hilarious, rude and kind and inappropriate and a fabulous man and a brilliant actor, and I will miss him terribly.”