The special New Years episode of Sherlock, The Abominable Bride, has the following dedication:

In Memory of Charlie Phillips
        1960 - 2015 

Googling has turned out nobody obvious, so who is, or rather was, this person: a member of production, a personal friend of the creators?


He was an editor on Sherlock who died in February last year.

Charlie Phillips, a TV comedy editor whose credits include Psychoville, Him and Her and Man Down, has died in his mid-fifties. Reece Shearsmith paid tribute on Twitter saying: ‘RIP Charlie Philips - our amazing editor of Psychoville; BAFTA for his work on Sherlock and one of the loveliest people I've known.’ His other credits included Saxondale, Shooting Stars, Rev, Dr Terrible’s House of Horrible, and This Is Jinsy.

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    Charlie was a great editor of programmes, trailers and commercials. Worked with him many times, and he was a genuinely lovely guy - and a great editor!
    – user29557
    Jan 5 '16 at 22:03
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    Yes Charlie was a brilliant editor and a really fine fellow - he edited a lot of my early stuff that I did in London with Matt Lipsey - so sad to hear about his demise, let's hope he's tweaking the stars above to make us all smile a little more x
    – user29764
    Jan 11 '16 at 20:26

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