Postman Pat voice actor Ken Barrie dies

The voice of the beloved children's TV character Postman Pat has died aged 73.

Ken Barrie was the voice of Postman Pat. Picture:
Ken Barrie was the voice of Postman Pat. Picture:

The actor, who was born Leslie Hulme, was best known for voicing Postman Pat in the 1980s childrens’ show of the same name.

A talented singer, Barrie sang the show’s theme tune which was later released as a single and where it spent 15 weeks in the top 75.

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He also provided the soundtrack for the 1987 animation Charlie Chalk.

A family member told the BBC that Barrie died at his home in Uxbridge, London, after a short battle with cancer.

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