Dave Evans dead: Comedian and dad of Lee Evans dies

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Dave Evans has died, friends of the comedian have confirmed.

Comedian Dave Evans has died.

The father of stand-up star Lee Evans has passed away after a long career in comedy. 

Entertainer Pete Matthews paid tribute on Facebook : “He loved talking about the business and had the best stories and his double act with Shirley had me in stitches every visit! …He was a true master of Musicality, Variety & Comedy.”

And ventriloquist Steve Hewlett paid tribute on Twitter : “R.I.P. mate xxx a True Variety, Musical & Comedy Legend Dave Evans.”