(seen in The Daily Telegraph)
Commenting on a complaint from a Mr. Arthur Purdey about a large gas bill, a spokesman for North West Gas said, ‘We agree it was rather high for the time of year. It’s possible Mr. Purdey has been charged for the gas used up during the explosion that destroyed his house.’
Ferrer died at his ranch in California surrounded by family and friends, the spokesman said.
He was married to Audrey Hepburn, with whom he worked on several films. In 1967 Ferrer produced Wait Until Dark, in which Hepburn starred.