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Paul Chuckle is seen for the first time since the death of his older brother Jimmy Patton, 87

Paul Chuckle is seen for the first time since the death of his older brother Jimmy Patton, 87, as he attends Camp Bestival in Dorset

  • Paul, 71, put on a brave display after  brother Jimmy, 87, passed away on Friday 
  • Jimmy starred alongside brothers Paul and Barry Elliot for the show Chucklevision
  • His death comes a year after his younger brother Barry died from bone cancer

Paul Elliot has made his first public appearance since the passing of his older sibling Jimmy Patton on Friday.

The actor, who rose to fame as one half of the comedic duo the Chuckle Brothers, decided to put on a brave display as he attended Camp Bestival in Lulworth Castle, Dorset, on Saturday.

The 71-year-old, whose brother Jimmy passed away at the age of 87 on Friday, put on a smile through his grief as he listened to the music from backstage.

Brave display: Paul Elliot has made his first public appearance since the passing of his older sibling Jimmy Patton on Friday

The iconic star sported a black shirt decorated with a colourful floral pattern as he took a sip of his drink at the countryside music festival. 

Paul sheltered his eyes with a pair of slick shades as he basked in the sunshine at the iconic venue. 

The actor’s appearance comes a day after the tragic passing of his older sibling and British actor Jimmy.

Jimmy, who left behind his wife Amy Phillips, 27, starred alongside his brothers Paul and Barry Elliot more than 40 times for the iconic children’s show Chuckvision between 1990 and 2009.  

Listening to the music: The actor decided to put on a brave display as he attended Camp Bestival in Lulworth Castle, Dorset, on Saturday

Listening to the music: The actor decided to put on a brave display as he attended Camp Bestival in Lulworth Castle, Dorset, on Saturday

Back in time: Jimmy starred alongside his brothers Paul and Barry Elliot more than 40 times for the iconic children's show Chuckvision between 1990 and 2009 (pictured left with brothers)

Back in time: Jimmy starred alongside his brothers Paul and Barry Elliot more than 40 times for the iconic children’s show Chuckvision between 1990 and 2009 (pictured left with brothers)

Happy couple: The actor had lived with his wife Amy Phillips (right), 27, before his passing

Happy couple: The actor had lived with his wife Amy Phillips (right), 27, before his passing

Following his death a statement on the Chuckle Brothers Facebook page read: ‘The Chuckle Brothers older brother Jimmy Patton has sadly passed away. 

‘Jimmy was a big part of Chucklevision and the stage shows where he played the character No Slacking. RIP Jim Lad. And No Slacking.’ 

The third Chuckle brother, who was born in Rotherham in 1931, tied the knot with Amy in April 2017 following the death of his previous wife Valerie nine years earlier. 

Previously speaking about his marriage to Amy, who he met through Facebook, to Metro Jimmy said: ‘Amy had been a fan of ChuckleVision all of her life and commented on something I posted. It just went from there. 

‘I never thought I would find this kind of love again.’

In addition to starring in the iconic nineties show, Jimmy also made appearances on David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox, The Good Old Days and Seaside Special.  

A moment in time: The third Chuckle brother, who was born in Rotherham in 1931, tied the knot with Amy (left) in April 2017 following the death of his previous wife Valerie

A moment in time: The third Chuckle brother, who was born in Rotherham in 1931, tied the knot with Amy (left) in April 2017 following the death of his previous wife Valerie

His tragic death comes a year after his younger brother Barry died at the age of 73 following a long battle with bone cancer.   

In 2018 Paul revealed that he had no idea that Barry was battling with cancer until two months before his sudden passing.

Speaking on ITV’s This Morning Paul said: ‘He had pains in his legs for round about two years. Before we went to pantomime a couple of years ago he had pains in his legs.

‘He was telling me what it was like, and I’ve had sciatica before and it’s very, very painful. I said, “It sounds like sciatica,” and that’s what he kept telling me it was for two years.

‘He kept it from me and he kept it from our manager Phil. He didn’t want us to know because we would’ve said “no”, but he wanted to work until he died. He wanted to die on stage like Tommy Cooper.

‘He just loved working, loved making people laugh. He was just a lovely guy. It was only a couple of months ago I find out he was even ill… that ill.’

Comedic duo: In 2018 Paul revealed that he had no idea that Barry was battling with cancer until two months before his sudden passing (pictured in 2014)

Comedic duo: In 2018 Paul revealed that he had no idea that Barry was battling with cancer until two months before his sudden passing (pictured in 2014)

  

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