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Paul Chuckle in heartbreaking tribute to brother Barry on anniversary of his death

Paul Chuckle in heartbreaking tribute to brother Barry on anniversary of his death

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The British TV legend took to Twitter to mark the anniversary of Barry's death.The star died on August 5, 2018 aged 73.Writing to his 153,000 followers, Paul, 71, said: "I can't believe it has been a year already... August 5 2018."Alongside the post, the actor shared a black and white snap of himself with the star.Within minutes of the post going live Paul was flooded with messages of support."Thinking of you. You were my favourite part of my childhood watching ChuckleVision," one fan replied.Another added: "Big love and hugs.""Always be remembered! Gone but not forgotten, sending my thoughts," a third continued.In a statement released shortly after Barry's death, Paul said: "I've not just lost my brother, I've lost my theatrical partner of many, many years and my very best friend."The com...
Entertainer Barry Chuckle dies aged 73

Entertainer Barry Chuckle dies aged 73

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Veteran entertainer Barry Chuckle has died aged 73, his manager has said. Manager Phil Dale said in a statement: "It is with great sadness that the family announce that Barry passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife Ann and all his family."He added: "The family would like to express their thanks to the many people who have been fans of the Chuckle Brothers and they know that they will share in part the great, great loss they feel."His partner in the comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, Paul said: "I've not just lost my brother, I've lost my theatrical partner of many, many years and my very best friend."The duo shot to fame with their slapstick comedy and catchphrase 'to me, to you'.Barry and Paul had recently filmed a new series called ChuckleTime for Channel ...
‘To call Eric Bristow a legend is an understatement’ – PDC chief Barry Hearn pays tribute to a darts icon

‘To call Eric Bristow a legend is an understatement’ – PDC chief Barry Hearn pays tribute to a darts icon

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Professional Darts Corporation chairman Barry Hearn has paid tribute to the late, great Eric Bristow.Darts is mourning one of its favourite sons after the death of five-time world champion died on Thursday, aged 60.Bristow suffered a heart attack after attending a corporate event in Liverpool ahead of the Premier League fixture at the Echo Arena.The Professional Darts Corporation announced his death midway through the night's play, with fans breaking into a spontaneous rendition of "There's only one Eric Bristow".Hearn joined talkSPORT on Thursday night to pay his tribute to the Crafty Cockney, who was a founding player of the PDC and one of the sport’s first superstars.Speaking on The Sports Bar, the darts chief said: “Legend is a word that is often misused, but in Eric Bristow’s case it’...
Film critic Barry Norman dies

Film critic Barry Norman dies

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceFilm critic Barry Norman has died aged 83, his family says.The journalist and former BBC presenter died in his sleep on Friday night. A statement from his daughters, Samantha and Emma, called him "remarkable", adding: "He had a great life, a wonderful marriage and an enviable career." Norman hosted BBC One's "Film…" show between 1972 and 1998 - its longest running host - as well as writing for the Daily Mail and the Guardian. His literary agent described him as "the defining voice of film criticism and insightful interviewing of screen legends from both sides of the camera".Norman's daughters added: "He leaves behind a family who adore him and a great roster of friends who love him too. We will miss him more than we can say."Norman's literary age...