Rest in peace Chuckle Brothers star Barry

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Barry Chuckle, one half of the comedy duo Chuckle Brothers, has passed away at the age of 73 after reportedly a short period of ill death . The comedian/entertainer starred in Chuckle Vision with his brother Paul.

His Manager, Phil Dale said 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.

“Barry with Paul had recently filmed a new series titled Chuckle Time for Channel 5 and he said it was just like the wonderful days of filming ChuckleVision for BBC One.

“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.”

Paul added: “I’ve not just lost my brother, I’ve lost my theatrical partner of many, many years and my very best friend.”

Many people have also paid tribute on Twitter, with many thanking him “for the laughs”.