Keith Harris, Entertainer and Ventriloquist, dies at 67

Entertainer Keith Harris , best known for performances with his puppet Orville, has died at the age of 67. His agent Robert C Kelly confirmed the news that his client died from cancer. Harris had his own BBC One Saturday night programme ” The Keith Harris Show” and had a top 10 hit with Orville”s song popularly known as I Wish I Could Fly, in 1982. At the personal request of the Diana, Princess of Wales, Keith gave private performances at Highgrove House for Prince Williams”s birthday and at Kengsington Palace for prince Harry”s 3rd birthday. He continued to appear in Pantomime and at holiday camps, but was diagnosed with the cancer of the spleen in 2013. His is survived by his 4th wife Sarah and kids and his mother Lila and brother Colin

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