CULT FACTION

For all your cult film, tv, cartoon, comic and video game needs

Windsor Davies

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that acting legend Windsor Davies passed away on Thursday at the age of 88 years old. Davies had retired to France with his wife of 62 years, Eluned, who died in September. They had five children. His daughter Jane Davies said her parents left a large family “who will all remember them with love, laughter and gratitude.”

Davies was well known as Battery Sergeant-Major ‘Shut Up’ Williams in It Aint Half Hot Mum; and had a surprise number one hit record in the UK in 1975 with “Whispering Grass”, a duet with his It Ain’t Half Hot Mum  co-star Don Estelle.

Davies also featured in The Guardians, The Alphabet Murders, Adam Adamant Lives!, Doctor Who, Softly Softly, Sanctuary, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed, UFO, The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes, Z-Cars, Billy Liar, The Wind in the Willows, Gormenghast, and as Sgt. Major Zero in Terrahawks.

Related Posts
Who really were the N.W.A. in Hot Fuzz?

It was 2007 when director Edgar Wright dropped Hot Fuzz on us. The film was written by Wright and Simon Read more

Todd Carty

For over 45 years this man has entertained us on the big and small screen. Many have grown up with him and Read more

The legend of “See You Next Wednesday”

See You Next Wednesday began as a recurring gag for film director John Landis. He took the line from the Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 9: Ascension of the Cybermen

The Cybermen have always been my personal favourite when it comes to the Doctor’s enemies. Aesthetically the 1980’s Cybermen have Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 8: The Haunting of Villa Diodati

Doctor Who has a long history of spooky ghost stories and almost as a sub-category to those spooky stories set Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 7: Can You Hear Me?

The Celestial Toymaker was a four part Doctor Who story, which first aired in 1966. Due to the BBC’s policy Read more

Review- Doctor Who Season 12 Ep. 10: The Timeless Children

Rassilon, Omega, The Other fear not, your place in history is safe. Despite the reveal of the Doctor’s past changed Read more

Preview: Doctor Who – Time Lord Victorious Road To The Dark Times (Bluray)

A compendium of stories exploring the Time Lord Victorious universe. The Dark Times. A universe where Death is still finding Read more

Preview: Doctor Who – The Power Of The Daleks (Special Edition Bluray)

Patrick Troughton stars in this recreation of a lost classic from 1966. The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Polly and Ben Read more

Preview: Doctor Who – The Fourth Doctor Adventures Series 10 Volume 1

Big Finish is back with Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor Adventures Series 10 Volume 1. This set contains two four-part Read more

Founded Cult Faction in 2014. Some would describe him as a teacher, writer, dream weaver, and visionary... some would not...

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: