Its good to talk advert
With the gravelly cockney accent - Bob Hoskins - who often played rough-edged characters with a heart of gold - was also familiar to millions for his ad campaign for British Telecom in which he told viewers: "It's good to talk". Bob Hoskins daughter Rosa has shared 11 life lessons passed on to her by her actor father, who died today aged British actor Bob Hoskins provided many outspoken and amusing soundbites throughout his long career - here are some of the best.
Throughout the week, Dying Matters will be encouraging members of the public to take five simple steps to make their end of life experience better, both for them and for their loved ones. Funeral Plans.
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Although death is the only experience we are all certain to experience at some point in our lives, we rarely talk about it. These are: Write your will Record your funeral wishes Plan your future care and support Consider registering as an organ donor Tell your loved ones your wishes Talking more openly about dying and planning ahead is in everyone's interests as it can help to ensure that our last wishes are met and make it easier on our loved ones.
Bob Hoskins became synonymous with the phrase 'It's good to talk' after appearing in the iconic British Telecom ad campaign in It's been over twenty years since the advert was first shown but the famous tagline couldn't be more apt.
Talking more openly about dying and planning ahead is in everyone's interests as it can help to ensure that our last wishes are met and make it easier on our loved ones. Find out more about how you can plan for your funeral with one of the funeral directors in our network. Golden Charter has one of the largest networks of independent funeral directors in the UK.
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