Actor and comedian John Sessions has died at the age of 67
He was best known as a panellist on 1980s and 90s improvisation TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway?,
Stella Street, Spitting Image and QI.
His acting credits included TV dramas Porterhouse Blue and Victoria, and Kenneth Branagh’s 1989 film of Henry V.
Comedian Ronni Ancona described him as “a genius”, while Helen Lederer remembered him as “such an original force of clever wit and talent”.
Rory Bremner said Sessions was “just the best, he’d blow everyone away on Whose Line with his speed of thought & breadth of reference”. He added: “A flash of brilliance just went out.”