William Roache: Geoffrey Huges was a warm, lovable actor

Long-serving Coronation Street star William Roache, who plays Ken Barlow in the soap, said:

I am so sorry to hear about Geoffrey. He was a warm, lovable actor, with great comedy timing. He will be greatly missed, one of the Street's memorable characters.

Advertisement

Actor Geoffrey Hughes dies

Coronation Street and Keeping up Appearances actor Geoffrey Hughes died last night at the age of 68 after a battle with prostate cancer.