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Paul Shane

Actor, Comedian
18 June 1940 to 15 May 2013

A comedian who found fame after he was cast in the sitcom Hi-de-Hi! (1980-88), Shane played Ted Bovis – an old style comic forever thwarted in his showbiz ambitions. He worked with writers Jimmy Perry and David Croft on two further sitcoms; You Rang, M’Lord? (1988-93) and Oh, Dr Beeching! (1995-97).

- Read Paul Shane's Guardian obituary here