Jason Manford splits from wife of six years


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The Independent Culture

Comedian Jason Manford and his wife, television presenter Catherine, are splitting up after six years of marriage.

The couple, who have three young daughters together, have remained amicable after “simply growing apart”, according to The Mirror.

Sources told the newspaper: “They simply grew apart in their marriage and after much discussion they decided to part.”

“They are still good friends and their children are obviously the most ­important thing to them both.”

Manford, who is well known as a stand-up comedian and TV and radio presenter, briefly hosted BBC1’s The One Show but quit after just three months.