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Notable UK deaths of 2014

The author who created teenager Adrian Mole, a politician recognisable by his pipe, the man who provided the distinctive voice of the football results, and a much-loved actress who used stock cubes to keep her TV family around the dinner table.

Click play - and spend a few minutes remembering dozens of well-known UK figures who died in 2014.

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This photofilm features a selection of people who died in 2014 and whose lives impacted on UK cultural life.

It includes several non-British nationals.

A separate photofilm looks at global figures who died in 2014.

All images and audio subject to copyright.

Most images courtesy BBC, Press Association, Getty Images, Associated Press, Reuters, Rex Features and Alamy.

Other images courtesy Paul Wolfgang Webster (Shirley Baker), Ben McMillan/ Penguin (Sue Townsend), Brendan Wynne (Efua Dorkinoo), the Larbey family (Bob Larbey).

Music by Acker Bilk, Alvin Stardust, Cream, Gerry Rafferty, Lynsey de Paul/Mike Moran - and EMI Production Music.

Photo film production by Paul Kerley.

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