Clive Swift dead: Keeping Up Appearances star dies aged 82

sonos sonos One (Gen 2) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in - Black read more

Clive Swift, who was best known for his role playing the long suffering Richard Bucket in the BBC series, Keeping Up Appearances, has died at the age of 82.

The BBC star appeared on viewers' screens in the comedy between 1990 to 1995.

Clive also appeared in the BBC adaption of The Barchester Chronicles and in December 2007 starred in a Doctor Who Christmas special as Mr Coppper.

He also played Sir Ector, the adoptive father of King Arthur in John Boorman's 1981 film Excalibur.

 

Related articles
Whatever happened to Keeping Up Appearances' Richard Bucket
Hyacinth Bucket off to the Palace for a damehood

A representative for Clive confirmed to Express.co.uk: “After a short illness Clive died peacefully at home this morning surrounded by his family.”

Clive was born in Liverpool and was educated at Clifton College and

read more.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT Labour humiliation: Jeremy Corbyn fears 'financial consequences' of ousting ...