Derek Batey dies aged 84

Cumbrian broadcaster and host of 'Mr and Mrs', Derek Batey, has died aged 84.

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Tributes paid to Derek Batey

Tributes have been being paid to the TV personality Derek Batey - known for hosting the show Mr and Mrs - who has died at the age of 84.

Derek Batey who was born in Brampton in Cumbria, began his career with ITV Border in Carlisle.

He fronted Mr and Mrs throughout the 70s and 80s, bringing him national recognition. He died at a hospice near his home in Lythm St Annes last night following a short illness.

Matthew Taylor reports:

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