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Paul O'Grady: Kent comedian ill

Kent based television presenter Paul O'Grady is in hospital after suffering an angina attack, a friend has said.

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Paul O'Grady to be discharged from hospital

TV star Paul O'Grady is due to leave hospital today after tests showed that "all is fine", his management has said.

The 58-year-old comedian, who has suffered from two heart attacks in the past, was admitted to hospital on Monday after feeling unwell.

Singer Michael Ball and presenter Stephen Mulhern were brought in to front O'Grady's ITV teatime chat show while he was away.

But the star, who lives in Aldington in Kent, thanked fans and hospital staff "for their kindness", said he is now "feeling much better" following the angina attack.

His management said that O'Grady had not undergone surgery and routine tests showed that he is well.

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