In Pictures: Des O’Connor from Palladium to prime-time

Des O’Connor has died at the age of 88 after a decade-spanning career as an all-round entertainer.

The comedian and presenter was a regular in prime-time television slots, from the Morecambe and Wise Christmas specials to Channel 4 quiz Countdown.

He also had his own chat show and a string of singles with four top 10 hits and more than 30 albums. His stage work included hundreds of performances at the London Palladium.

Entertainment – Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show
Entertainment – Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Entertainment – Eric Morecambe Memorial Concert – London Palladium
Entertainment – Eric Morecambe Memorial Concert – London Palladium
BAFTAs/Morecambe & Wise widows
BAFTAs/Morecambe & Wise widows
ITV AUTUMN LINE UP 1983
ITV AUTUMN LINE UP 1983
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
SHOWBIZ OConnor
SHOWBIZ OConnor
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death
Des O’Connor death

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