Jimmy Tarbuck
Jimmy Tarbuck

Jimmy Tarbuck

  • 84 years old
  • English
  • Actor, stand-up comedian and presenter

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Jimmy Tarbuck admits to hit-and-run crash days after sister's funeral

The 83-year-old comedian and television host was filmed on a Ring doorbell leaving the scene.

Kevin E G Perry, The Independent, 13th December 2023

Jimmy Tarbuck says comic legend's advice kickstarted 60 year career in comedy

Jimmy Tarbuck has said taking Eric Morecambe's advice helped him reach the comedy heights he has enjoyed over his 60 years on stage and TV.

Olivia Buxton, The Mirror, 11th August 2022

Jimmy Tarbuck: how he was once rumbled drinking on job

Jimmy loved having a secret tipple of vodka while he was at work back in his heyday - but his antics were exposed during filming for an episode for game show Winner Takes All.

Ed Gleave, Daily Star, 2nd January 2021

Jimmy Tarbuck has prostate cancer

Jimmy Tarbuck has revealed he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The veteran Liverpudlian comic told ITV's Good Morning Britain he would "try and beat it".

BBC, 19th February 2020

Jimmy Tarbuck on preparing for a cancer test

Jimmy Tarbuck has revealed he is having a cancer test the day after he turns 80 this week - but best pal Sir Tom Jones will help keep him laughing.

Janine Yaqoob and Olivia Buxton, The Mirror, 1st February 2020

Tarbuck: Presidents Club 'no worse than hen parties'

Jimmy Tarbuck has criticised hen parties at airports in an interview about the Presidents Club charity dinner scandal. He told Sky News through the intercom system at his home in Surrey: "Tell them to go to London airport and see hen parties going on if they want to see bad behaviour. It has to be both ways, it can't be all men they are including."

The Mirror, 28th January 2018

Comedy cars being sold at auction

Eric Morecambe's Jensen Interceptor (which he drove when he had his heart attack), Only Fools and Horses Robin Reliant three-wheeler and Jimmy Tarbuck's Volvo are to be sold at auction.

Rob Hull, This is Money, 24th October 2017

Stars attend Ronnie Corbett's funeral

Sir Michael Parkinson, David Walliams and Jimmy Tarbuck were among the mourners at Ronnie Corbett's funeral.

BBC News, 18th April 2016

Review: Des O'Connor and Jimmy Tarbuck at the Palladium

The jokes were dated and non-PC, the delivery perfectly timed: for one night only, the showbiz survivors teamed up to create a piece of theatre history.

Mark Lawson, The Guardian, 5th October 2015

Jimmy Tarbuck breaks down as he talks about abuse claim

The comedian spoke for the first time about the historic abuse claims made against him that were dropped.

Natalie Corner, The Mirror, 21st September 2015

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