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Bobby Ball Dies After Covid Diagnosis; BBC Studios MasterClass-Style Service; Acorn Renews ‘My Life Is Murder’ – Global TV Briefs

Bobby Ball Dies After Covid Diagnosis; BBC Studios MasterClass-Style Service; Acorn Renews ‘My Life Is Murder’ – Global TV Briefs

British Comedian Bobby Ball Dies

Bobby Ball, the British comedian and star of shows including BBC One’s Not Going Out, has died at the age of 76 after testing positive for coronavirus. He was one half of double-act Cannon and Ball alongside Tommy Cannon, while he has appeared in comedies including Last of the Summer Wine and Benidorm. He was also a contestant on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! in 2005. “At first it was thought to be a chest infection but a test proved positive for Covid-19,” his manager said in a statement. “His wife Yvonne said the hospital and staff could not have been more wonderful, as they were outstanding in their care of duty and they did everything possible for him and she cannot praise them enough.” Cannon paid tribute by quoting his partner’s catchphrase: “Rock on, my good friend, I can’t believe this,

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