Roy Hudd, Actor And Comic Has Died, Aged 83

Sadly today we learned that another comedy legend has passed away.

This time it’s the great all round talent that was Roy Hudd.  A regular on the BBC’s “The Good Old Days”, Archie Shuttleworth on Coronation Street, but it will be for his long running BBC Radio 2 show “The News Huddlines” that he will be best remembered a show that ran for 26 years.

In a statement, his agent said: “We are sad to announce the passing of the much-loved and amazingly talented Roy Hudd OBE.

“After a short illness, Roy passed away peacefully on Sunday 15 March, with his wife Debbie at his side.”

The all-round entertainer also starred in Coronation Street.

His agent added: “The family would ask you to respect their privacy at this very sad time.”

Tributes have poured in for  the much loved entertainer from many in the show business world.



Full Story and source: BBC News