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Entertainer Danny La Rue has died after a short illness, his spokeswoman said today. He was 81.
Actress Wendy Richard has died after a battle with cancer, her agent said.
A permanent fixture in the final eight Carry On comedy films, Jack Douglas is best remembered for the twitching character he usually portrayed, complete with flat cap, spectacles and workman's overalls, and the one-word catchphrase: "Phwaay!"
He will represent Britain at the next Venice Biennale, but first Steve McQueen wants justice for the troops who have died overseas. Hannah Duguid meets an angry man