Please refresh the page and retry. If one of us is on the tabloid front pages, the other two get a week off. The Bermondsey-born comedian was once the clown prince of prime-time television, fronting such ratings hits as Strike It Lucky, My Kind of People, Kids Say the Funniest Things and his eponymous variety show, Barrymore.
Email address:. Eighteen years ago, a man was found dead in the swimming pool at the home of TV entertainer Michael Barrymore. InBarrymore was arrested in connection with the death but released without charge.
In a tell-all interview with Piers Morgan, the year-old apologised for the tragic death of Stuart Lubbock31, who died in his swimming pool at his house party in The comedian, who is presently celebrating his long-term sobriety, also spent years in and out of rehab to treat his addiction with drugs and alcohol. After laughing about the fact Morgan had once visited the venue, the mood quickly became serious.
Terry Lubbock has got the coroner's report out before I've even taken off my coat. His fingers are trembling as he scoops the document up from neat piles of papers laid out on the living room carpet, in an ordinary house on an ordinary estate in an ordinary Essex suburb. Lubbock is smiling - "Here it is! The clinical description of the internal injuries found in Stuart Lubbock's body is graphic, and stomach-turning, and details the probable cause: "the insertion of some firm object".
Cheryl Barrymore born Cheryl Carlisa Cocklin 22 March — 1 April was an English dancer and talent managermost famous as the ex-wife of Michael Barrymore. A trained dancer, she took work in the publicity department of EMI records between shows, where she met young PR man and lifelong friend Max Clifford. After her first marriage to Greg Smith failed, Cheryl took part in several West End theatre shows, during one of which she met entertainer Michael Barrymore in
Michael Ciaran Parker born 4 May better known by his stage name Michael Barrymoreis an English comedian and television presenter of game shows and light entertainment programmes on British television in the s, s and s. In he headlined the Royal Variety Performance. At his peak Barrymore was voted the UK's favourite television star several times, and became one of the highest-paid stars on television.
Michael Barrymore has said he "couldn't be more sorry" for his behaviour on the night a man was found dead in the swimming pool of his Essex home. An emotional Michael Barrymore sobbed as he recalled the death of Stuart Lubbock at his home in Roydon in The comedian and presenter was one of the best-known TV stars in the country when year-old Stuart Lubbock was found dead.
The developing story of Michael Barrymore's coming out as a gay man has dominated the popular press this last week, understandably, as a very famous public image has been peeled aside to reveal an unexpected private life. The tabloids who righteously sniff out lies and hypocrisy are in this case somewhat at a loss because Barrymore can't be accused of lying - not any more - after all it's he who is doing the outing and not them. Also, they must tread carefully with the nation's affections for a uniquely popular entertainer.
Registered in Ireland: The comedian and presenter was one of the best-known TV stars in the country when year-old Stuart Lubbock was found dead at his home in Roydon, Essex, in Six years later, Barrymore was arrested in connection with the death.
Sign in. His own series with Thames Television, The Michael Barrymore Show, soon followed accompanied by his infamous appearances at all the major variety shows. It proved so successful that the entertainer went on to make a further nine series. InMichael's versatility put him at the forefront of British Entertainment; he trod the boards playing Wishee Washee with Frank Bruno as the Genie of the Lamp in the pantomime Aladdin at London's prestigious Dominion Theatre, where bookings went through the roof.