TV star Keith Chegwin dies aged 60

BBC News report veteran TV presenter Keith Chegwin has died aged 60 after a long illness, his family says.

They said he had endured a “long-term battle with a progressive lung condition” which “rapidly worsened towards the end of this year”.

He died at home on Monday with his family by his side, who said they were “heartbroken”.

Chegwin younger brother of presenter Janice Long was known for hosting programmes including children’s game show Cheggers Plays Pop and Swap Shop.

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