hutch0 (hutch0) wrote,

jeremy beadle

This will mean little or nothing to those of you on the other side of the village pond, but British writer and radio and television presenter Jeremy Beadle has died this evening at the age of 59. I'd heard he was ill again, but I hadn't realised it was so serious.
When I was somewhat younger than I am now, Beadle was something of a pop-culture icon. He could be extremely entertaining and he could be infuriatingly smug and irritating, but I'm rather sad he's gone.

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