Leeds funeral for Sid Waddell

Sid Waddell, known as 'the voice of TV darts', will be remembered in Leeds today.

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Darts fan Stephen Fry pays tribute to Sid Waddell

Stephen Fry Credit: Press Association

Stephen Fry has paid tribute to TV darts commentator Sid Waddell who has died at the age of 72 after a long battle with cancer. During a memorable guest appearance alongside Sid Waddell in the TV commentary box Fry proclaimed himself "as happy as a pig in Chardonnay",

The TV star paid his respects via Twitter. and wrote: "Farewell Sid Waddell: Cambridge educated but always loyal to darts and his beloved NE: master of the wild epithet & the true voice of darts."

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