Saturday 21 October 2017

In pictures: The life of TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth

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File photo dated 30/06/13 of Sir Bruce Forsyth performing on the Avalon stage at the Glastonbury 2013 Festival, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
File photo dated 30/06/13 of Sir Bruce Forsyth performing on the Avalon stage at the Glastonbury 2013 Festival, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
File photo dated 20/4/08 of Bruce Forsyth with the Bafta Fellowship award during the British Academy Television Awards at the London Palladium in central London, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo Yui Mok/PA Wireholder.
File photo dated 12/06/98 of Sir Bruce Forsyth in the garden of his Surrey home celebrating being awarded an OBE in the Queen's birthday honours list, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: Tim Ockenden/PA Wire
File photo dated 22/02/08 of Bruce Forsyth joined by Miss Puerto Rico (left) and Miss England to celebrate his 80th birthday at the Dorchester Hotel in London, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wireholder.
File photo dated 25/01/12 of Sir Bruce Forsyth and Wilnelia Forsyth arriving for the 2012 NTA Awards at the O2 in Greenwich, London, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wireholder.
File photo dated 21/05/12 of Bruce Forsyth with his wife, Wilnelia, after being presented with a '10 for 10' award for their work with children without families, by charity Every Child, at the Landsdowne Club in London, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo : Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
File photo dated 22/06/11 of Sir Bruce Forsyth and his wife Wilnelia in the Royal Box on Centre Court during Day Three of the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: PA/PA Wire
File photo dated 12/10/11 of Bruce Forsyth after he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire
File photo dated 17/06/09 of Bruce Forsyth making his trademark pose before presenting the trophy to the winner of the Jersey Stakes at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
File photo dated 10/07/05 of Sir Bruce Forsyth with Dame Vera Lynn (centre) and Petula Clark (left) as they sing a rendition of "We'll Meet Again" during a show, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: Edmond Terakopian/PA Wire
File photo dated 26/01/11 of Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly during the 2011 National Television Awards at the O2 Arena, London, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89.. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire
File photo dated 12/10/11 of Sir Bruce Forsyth being knighted by Queen Elizabeth II during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo Lewis Whyld/PA Wire
File photo dated 06/05/05 of Sir Bruce Forsyth with the bust of himself which was created by Forsyth's son-in-law Dominic Grant, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo : Yui Mok/PA Wire
File photo dated 03/05/59 of film and TV star Jeannie Carson receiving a surprise gift, a Cairn terrier puppy, from host Sir Bruce Forsyth after the 'Sunday Night at the London Palladium' show, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo : PA/PA Wire
File photo dated 07/11/77 of Bruce Forsyth dancing in a West End street where he announced he is to star in a new musical, The Bricusse and Newley Travelling Music Show, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. . Photo: PA/PA Wire
File photo dated 28/06/79 of Jimmy Hill, former managing director of Coventry City FC and Sir Bruce Forsyth at Heathrow Airport as they leave for Tobago to take part in a charity golf tournament, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: PA
File photo dated 27/09/15 of Sir Bruce Forsyth discussing his new book Strictly Bruce, at the Radio Times Festival on the Green at Hampton Court Palace in London, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire
File photo dated 23/03/60 of Sir Bruce Forsyth with his former wife Penny as he arrives at the private wing of University College Hospital in London, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo : PA/PA Wire
File photo dated 15/06/69 of Cilla Black, with choreographer Lionel Blair (centre) and Bruce Forsyth in Leeds, as the veteran entertainer has died aged 89. Photo: PA Wire

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