Former children’s TV presenter Tony Hart has died at the age of 83.
He’s probably best remembered for hosting art shows like Vision On, Take Hart and Hart Beat
In September last year, he told a magazine that he was no longer able to draw after suffering two strokes. He officially retired in 2001.
Speaking at the time, he explained: “It has been my lifetime passion, but I endeavour to stay cheerful as there is nothing to be done about my condition.”
He added: “My aged heart is warmed by the lovely letters and emails I receive, especially when they tell me that my work on television inspired the writers to become artists.”
He was the guy that got interested in drawing when I was much younger. I never really followed it up, but I do still enjoy doing the occasional sketch.
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