The Likely Lads actor Rodney Bewes dies

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42067506

 

Rodney Bewes has died aged 79, his agent has confirmed.

 

The actor had a career spanning six decades and is best known for playing Bob Ferris in sitcom The Likely Lads.

 

His agent issued a statement saying: "It is with great sadness that we confirm that our dear client, the much-loved actor Rodney Bewes, passed away this morning."

 

The statement paid tribute to the actor, calling him a "true one-off" and a "brilliant storyteller".

 

"He had a funny anecdote for every occasion. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time. We will miss him terribly."

 

 

It would seem he has not patched up his spat with James Bolam   

Sad loss, still enjoy old eps of the Likely Lads.

 

 

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Sad news indeed 

Always enjoyed the Likely Lads - an episode was filmed on our street.

It captured the changing of the times - the decline of the west area of the city and its sad demolition.

It was quite tragic at times,

"Oh what happened to you - whatever happened to me? What became of the people we used to be."

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