Soul singer Charles Bradley dies aged 68

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Charles Bradley, a soul singer who found fame in his later years, has died from cancer aged 68. The former James Brown impersonator, nicknamed “the screaming eagle of soul” released... Read More

William G Stewart, 15 to 1 host, dies aged 84

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William G Stewart, the TV producer and director who became the long-time host of quiz show 15 to 1, has died aged 84. “Sadly William G Stewart passed away peacefully... Read More

Sir Peter Hall: Theatre giant dies aged 86

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Sir Peter Hall, the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and former National Theatre director, has died at the age of 86. He died on Monday at University College hospital... Read More

Tenth of men aged 50 'have heart age 10 years older'

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One-tenth of 50-year-old men have a heart age 10 years older than they are, heightening their risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke, a study suggests. The Public Health... Read More

Steely Dan's Walter Becker dies aged 67

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Walter Becker, co-founder and guitarist for the US band Steely Dan, has died aged 67, an announcement on his website said. No cause of death or other details were given.... Read More

Jerry Lewis: US comedian dies aged 91 in Las Vegas

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Entertainer Jerry Lewis, one of Hollywood’s most successful comedians, has died aged 91. A family statement said he died of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas on Sunday... Read More

Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Sir Bruce Forsyth, the veteran entertainer and presenter of many successful TV shows, has died aged 89. The former Strictly Come Dancing host... Read More

Sam Shepard: US actor and playwright dies aged 73

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US actor and playwright Sam Shepard has died at the age of 73. Shepard wrote more than 40 plays and won the Pulitzer Prize for drama for Buried Child in... Read More

Deborah Watling, Doctor Who companion, dies aged 69

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Actress Deborah Watling, who played one of Patrick Troughton’s companions in the early years of Doctor Who, has died at the age of 69. Watling played Victoria Waterfield in 40... Read More