Some very sad news today for 80s kids everywhere as Geoffrey Hayes, who hosted the long-running children’s programme Rainbow, has died aged 76.
The actor and TV presenter’s manager, Phil Dale released this statement: “It is with great sadness that the family announce that Geoffrey passed away in hospital with his wife, Sarah, and son, Tom, by his side.”
Dale said: “The family would like to express their thanks to the many fans over the years, as it always gave Geoffrey so much pleasure to know that he and his Rainbow team had given so much fun to TV and theatre audiences over the years.
“There will be no further comment at the moment and it would be appreciated if the privacy of Geoffrey’s family is respected at this most difficult time.”
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