Artist Barry Chuckle dies at the age of 73

Barry Chuckle, one half of the comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, has died at the age of 73 years, his manager says.

The artist, whose real name was Barry Elliott starred in ChuckleVision on the BBC between 1987 and 2009.

With his brother Paul, he began his comedy career on the ITV talent shows Opportunity knocks in 1967 and New Faces in 1974.