❉ Brian Cant, Play School presenter, dies at 83
Children’s presenter Brian Cant has died at the age of 83, BBC News reports.
He was best known for presenting BBC’s Play School for 21 years from 1964, and Play Away from 1971 to 1984.
His agent said he had been living with Parkinson’s disease and died at Denville Hall, a retirement home often used by those in the entertainment industry.
A statement from the family said: “He lived courageously with Parkinson’s disease for a long time.”
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