A brief Who's Who of The Avengers Radio Series...
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Denis Smith (Pre-recorded "Cold Water Omo" announcements)
Denis Smith was a legend in South African radio circles. He was an actor, a presenter, an announcer, and, most famously, a newsreader. He fulfilled the latter role on Springbok Radio, reading the evening news in The World At 7.00pm. Denis Smith died on 13th May 2015.

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Malcolm Gooding (Pre-recorded "Cold Water Omo" announcements)
Malcolm Gooding is a South African voice artist and television presenter famed for narrating the iconic radio programme Squad Cars on Springbok Radio from 1968 to 1985. He is also well-known as a disc jockey, newscaster and presenter of documentaries and magazine programmes.

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Tony Jay (Pre-recorded announcer on opening theme - "The Avengers")
Born in London in 1933, Tony Jay was a founder member of the Royal Shakespeare Company who emigrated to South Africa in 1955. He was involved in many Springbok Radio productions and later forged a hugely successful career in America, working with many of the great directors of the modern era. Tony passed away in Los Angeles in 2006.

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Compiled and written by Alan Hayes

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