Hamish Wilson

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Hamish Wilson (13 December 1942 – 26 March 2020) was a Scottish actor and radio producer. He was born in Glasgow. He was best known for briefly playing the role of Jamie McCrimmon for part of two episodes in the 1968 Doctor Who serial "The Mind Robber". He replaced Frazer Hines for a short period.[1][2] His other work includes include Softly, Softly and Monarch of the Glen.

Wilson became a radio producer, working with Radio Forth and Radio Clyde[3] before moving to BBC Radio Scotland in 1989;[4] he later also became a senior producer for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4.

Wilson died from COVID-19 near his home in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire on 26 March 2020, aged 77.[5]

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  1. "BBC - Doctor Who Classic Episode Guide - The Mind Robber - Details". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  2. Smith, Kenny (2014-09-27). "Appearing on Doctor Who made massive impression on Hamish Wilson". scotlandnow. Archived from the original on 2018-03-21. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  3. "Guildhall School of Music & Drama | Hamish Wilson - Radio". www.gsmd.ac.uk. Archived from the original on 2018-03-21. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  4. "Playing on a passage to Edinburgh". HeraldScotland. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  5. A tribute to my good friend Hamish Wilson.