Archie Forsyth, MARIGOLD, Savoy Theatre, London. 1959.
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On Mad Dogs and Englishmen
(1995) - "I was mad to do it, but I wanted to show the world that I was still alive and I could do other things apart from Sherlock Holmes. I hope they don't release it..."
His death at the age of 61 was the result of cardiomyopathy (heart failure). Brett's heart valves were permanently scarred by rheumatic fever, which he suffered as a teenager. Medication later prescribed for his bipolar disorder, and his longtime smoking habit, also weakened his heart. His co-star Edward Hardwicke
recalled that Brett would often buy three packets of cigarettes in the morning, and...
His aristocratic beautifully modulated voice