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    Default RIP Peter Benson

    Sad news that Peter Benson who played Bernie Scripps in the popular 1960s set series Heartbeat died on Thursday aged 75 after a short illness. I loved watching Heartbeat on a Sunday night. A show in it's heyday pulled in 14 million viewers.

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    Default Re: RIP Peter Benson

    Loved his character Bernie Scripps in Heartbeat

    Long suffering friend of Claude Jerimiah Greengrass & Vernon Scripps (His brother?)

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    Default Re: RIP Peter Benson

    Heartbeat is still seen on ITV 3 and so therefore he will still be seen in many of those episodes.

    Was Benson the only actor to appear in all of the series, or did the late Bill Maynard and others also appeared in all of them as well?
    Telling it almost exactly like it was so many years later - and proud of doing so!

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    Default Re: RIP Peter Benson

    Sad to hear about peters passing.

    Other roles are larry rigg in albion market 85 to 86
    8 eps.

    Also in the bill,peak practice,jeeves and wooster.

    He played bor in the dr who story terminus.
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