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Brian Cant, children’s presenter dies at 83

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    Brian Cant
    Image caption Cant was a famous face in the 1970s and 1980s

    Children’s presenter Brian Cant has died at the age of 83.

    His agent said the former Play School and Play Away host had been living with Parkinson’s disease. He died at Denville Hall, a retirement home often used by those in the entertainment industry.

    A statement from the family said: “He lived courageously with Parkinson’s disease for a long time.”

    Cant also presented Jackanory and appeared on Dappledown Farm.

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