Police are appealing for help in tracing a man who went missing from a hospital A&E department. Abbas Azzi, who's 28 and from Thamesmead, was last seen at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich on November 5th at around half past ten in the evening.
He's originally from Algeria, and has connections with Barking and Tottenham. Police say they have serious concerns about his welfare. Anyone who recognises him is asked to call police on 101 or contact Greenwich Missing Persons Unit.
Paul Bhattacharjee was an important part of the theatre world, the artistic director of the Royal Court said today.
Vicky Featherstone paid tribute to the actor, whose body was found near cliffs in East Sussex:
We are deeply shocked and completely devastated at the loss of our dear friend and brilliant colleague. Paul has been such an important part of the world of theatre in so many ways and we shall miss him terribly.
We can’t even begin to imagine the impact his loss will have on everyone who knew him and all of our thoughts are with his loved ones.
Actor Amit Shah known from TV series All Stars, Fresh Meat and appearing on Hustle, has hailed Paul Bhattacharjee as the 'Godfather of British Asian actors' after his body was found near cliffs in East Sussex yesterday evening.
Paul Bhattacharjee was a powerful and versatile actor, the artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company today, after his body was found near cliffs in East Sussex yesterday.
Gregory Doran paid tribute to the actor: "He was a stalwart member of the Jacobethan Season of rare and undiscovered plays by Shakespeare's contemporaries a decade ago; I was lucky enough to direct him as the sinister villain in Fletcher's The Island Princess.
"Paul was a terrific company member, a powerful, versatile actor of great presence and weight, and a gentleman. He will be sadly missed".