• Chuckle Brothers star Barry Chuckle dies aged 73

    Barry Chuckle, one half of the popular comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, has died at the age of 73. The TV star's death was confirmed by his manager Phil Dale, who revealed that the star – whose real name was Barry Elliot – had passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. Barry and his brother Paul had recently made a TV comeback on show Channel 5's Chuckle Time, something Barry had very much enjoyed. In a statement, Phil said: "It is with great sadness that the family announce that Barry passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his