A fine actor who appeared in Doctor Who on two separate occasions: in the 1966 movie adaptation Daleks Invasion: Earth 2150 AD when Peter Cushing was the Doctor plus 50 years later when he made a number of appearances with the Tenth Doctor David Tennant. At the time of his death he had been filming some scenes for the 60th anniversary Doctor Who shows due to air in 2023. In the meantime here's a vintage animation for one of the novelty hit records he made with The Beatles producer George Martin in the early 1960s.
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Descended from a motley crew of smugglers and witches, Christian was born a chime-child with a caul and grew up in a haunted medieval house by the harbourside in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough. He now lives in a barn on a ley-line in rural East Anglia. His latest book is The Mysterious Wold Newton Triangle: Wraiths, Werewolves & Other Weird Tales from the Yorkshire Wolds (Haunted Landscapes Volume 2)
According to folklore a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to faerie folk and also has protection against spells cast by malevolent sorcerers. And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt on the night of a full moon by a newspaper. Spoiler alert: he didn't find one. (Or it didn't find him.)
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