Andrew Sachs

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Andrew Sachs, best known for playing Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers. Photograph:  Barry Batchelor/PA
Obituary: Andrew Sachs
  • People
  • December 2, 2016, 11:29

Andrew Sachs, who has died aged 86, was never more effective than when playing a bewildered victim unfailingly eager to please his sometimes equally c(...)

Commuters face freezing temperatures on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

1. School delayed reporting alleged sexual assault for four days The Dublin boarding school where a 13-year-old boy last week allegedly suffered a se(...)

John Cleese has led tributes to Andrew Sachs, the actor best known for starring as Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers. Photograph: Stuart Nicol/Getty Images

John Cleese has led tributes to Andrew Sachs, the actor best known for starring as Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers. Sachs was buried on Thursd(...)

 Andrew Sachs and John Cleese as Manuel and Basil Fawlty in ‘Fawlty Towers’. File photograph: BBC publicity shot

Comic actor Andrew Sachs, best known for playing Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86. The German-born performer was said to have(...)