Desmond Carrington

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Desmond Herbert Carrington (23 May 1926 – 1 February 2017)[1] was a British actor and broadcaster. He was best known for his weekly evening show, The Music Goes Round, on BBC Radio 2. His show went out on Sundays for 23 years from 1981 to 2004, when it moved to Tuesdays – then to Fridays. He retired in his final broadcast on 28 October 2016.[2] He was known for playing Dr. Chris Anderson in the British soap opera Emergency – Ward 10. He was born in Bromley, Kent.

Carrington died at his home in Perthshire, Scotland on 1 February 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's disease, aged 90.[3]

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  1. "Golden oldie: Radio 2 presenter Desmond Carrington celebrates his 90th birthday". Daily Express. 27 May 2016. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  2. "Radio 2 presenter Desmond Carrington dies, aged 90". Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  3. "Radio 2 stalwart Desmond Carrington dies at 90". Retrieved 1 February 2017.