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Jim Bowen dies at 80
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Comedian and Bullseye host Jim Bowen has died at the age of 80.
His wife Phyllis confirmed the news to BBC Radio Lancashire.
He trained as a PE teacher and later became a deputy head before giving up teaching to become a comedian on the working men’s club circuit in the 1960s
His first TV break was on the Granada stand-up show, The Comedians, alongside the likes of Bernard Manning, Stan Boardman and Mike Reid.