Play School presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83
The former Play School host had been living with Parkinson’s Disease, his agent said.
Cant died at Denville Hall, a retirement home often used by those in the entertainment industry.
A statement from the family said: “It is with great sadness that we, his family, have to announce that Brian Cant has died aged 83 at Denville Hall.
“He lived courageously with Parkinson’s Disease for a long time.
“Brian was best known and well-loved for his children’s programmes Play School and Play Away and was honoured by Bafta in 2010.
“Donations would be most appreciated to Denville Hall and the Actors’ Benevolent Fund.”