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Oscar-winning British film director Richard Attenborough dies: BBC

Sir Richard Attenborough attends [British television actor John Thaw's} memorial service at St Martin in the Fields church, London, September 4, 2002. Reuters

Sir Richard Attenborough attends [British television actor John Thaw's} memorial service at St Martin in the Fields church, London, September 4, 2002. Reuters

Sir Richard Attenborough attends [British television actor John Thaw's} memorial service at St Martin in the Fields church, London, September 4, 2002. Reuters
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Britain's then Prime Minister Gordon Brown (R) and director Richard Attenborough assist South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela (C) to the podium, during the unveiling ceremony of a statue in Mandela's honour in London's Parliament Square, in this file picture taken August 29, 2007. REUTERS/Daniel Berehulak

Britain's then Prime Minister Gordon Brown (R) and director Richard Attenborough assist South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela (C) to the podium, during the unveiling ceremony of a statue in Mandela's honour in London's Parliament Square, in...more

Britain's then Prime Minister Gordon Brown (R) and director Richard Attenborough assist South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela (C) to the podium, during the unveiling ceremony of a statue in Mandela's honour in London's Parliament Square, in this file picture taken August 29, 2007. REUTERS/Daniel Berehulak
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Richard Attenborough arrives at the Royal premiere of his film "In Love and War" with his wife Sheila Sim in London, in this file picture taken February 12, 1997. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Richard Attenborough arrives at the Royal premiere of his film "In Love and War" with his wife Sheila Sim in London, in this file picture taken February 12, 1997. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Richard Attenborough arrives at the Royal premiere of his film "In Love and War" with his wife Sheila Sim in London, in this file picture taken February 12, 1997. REUTERS/Paul Hackett
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets Sir Richard Attenborough and his wife at a gala performance of "The Mousetrap" in London, in this 2002 file picture. REUTERS/Stringer

Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets Sir Richard Attenborough and his wife at a gala performance of "The Mousetrap" in London, in this 2002 file picture. REUTERS/Stringer

Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets Sir Richard Attenborough and his wife at a gala performance of "The Mousetrap" in London, in this 2002 file picture. REUTERS/Stringer
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