Freddie Starr.

Freddie Starr

Freddie Starr fans say farewell at comedian's funeral

Comedian Freddie Starr is laid to rest today, a month after his death at the age of 76.

Starr's coffin has the words "Liverpool legend" engraved on one side and "Return to sender" on the other.

BBC, 13th June 2019

Freddie Starr's funeral will be held in a theatre

The late comic's send off is expected to be filled with his comedian mates, cracking jokes in a theatre in his home town, Liverpool.

Patrick Hill, The Mirror, 1st June 2019

My marriage to Freddie Starr turned into hell

The widow of comic Freddie Starr has told how her marriage descended into a nightmare after his arrest on suspicion of a historical child sex attack.

Manchester Evening News, 19th May 2019

Freddie Starr's 'daughter' demands DNA test

Jo Billam, 44, claims her mother told her she was the result of a fling she had with the comic in Bournemouth in the 1970s.

Adam Aspinall, The Mirror, 16th May 2019

Freddie Starr to be buried with mother

Previously, Freddie's housekeeper insisted she feared the comedian being buried in a "pauper's grave" after claiming "he felt the British people had deserted him".

Samantha Masters, The Daily Express, 14th May 2019

Freddie Starr: Ex-model reveals truth behind headline

The woman at the heart of the notorious 1986 "Freddie Starr ate my hamster" headline has revealed the truth behind the story that went on to define the comedian.

Sky News, 11th May 2019

Freddie Starr's death confirmed as heart attack

Freddie Starr's cause of death has been confirmed as a heart attack.

Metro, 10th May 2019

Freddie Starr: a troubled, talented comic

The performer - who died this week - found fame as a musician and an impressionist, but could never escape a notorious Sun front page.

Mark Lawson, The Guardian, 10th May 2019