Christine Weadon Wiki – Christine Weadon Biography
Christine Weadon is the wife of the late Tim Brooke-Taylor an English comedian and actor. The actor died on Sunday, April 12, 2020, due to coronavirus. He was active in comedy performances while still at Cambridge University, and became President of the Footlights club, touring internationally with the Footlights revue in 1964.
He became famous to a majority of the people for his work on BBC Radio with I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again, he moved into television with At Last the 1948 Show working together with old Cambridge friends John Cleese and Graham Chapman. He is best known as a member of The Goodies, where he starred in the television series throughout the 70s and was recognized internationally in Australia and New Zealand. He has also appeared as an actor in various sitcoms and has been a panelist on I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue for more than 40 years.
Christine Weadon is the to Tim Brooke-Taylor, OBE, an English comedian, and actor. He is reported to have died at the age of 79 with coronavirus as per his agent on Sunday, April 12th, 2020.
Christine Weadon & Tim Brooke-Taylor
Christine and Brooke-Taylor celebrated their wedding in 1968. The couple has two adult sons, Ben and Edward.
Confirming his death, Brooke-Taylor’s agent said, ‘In all the time with us and in all his showbiz work, he has been supported by Christine, his wife.’
Mr Brooke-Taylor’s agent said in a statement: ‘It is with great sadness that we announce Tim’s death early today from Covid-19.
Who is Tim Brooke-Taylor?
Brooke-Taylor began his acting career at Cambridge University where he was president of the famed Footlights performing arts club.
He toured internationally with the Footlights revue in 1964 before finding wider recognition for his work on BBC Radio with I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again.
Brooke-Taylor moved into TV with At Last The 1948 Show, where he starred alongside John Cleese and Graham Chapman.
He found worldwide acclaim in Australia and New Zealand and attracting millions of viewers after starring in The Goodies, alongside Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie. The TV show was a huge television success, running for over a decade on both BBC TV and (in its final year) UK commercial channel London Weekend Television, spawning many spin-off books and successful records.
Christine Weadon Husband
She was married to her husband from 1968 until his death in 2020.
Christine Weadon Children
The couple had two children together called Ben Taylor and Edward Taylor.
Tim Brooke-Taylor’s Death
Tim Brooke-Taylor died on Sunday, April 12, 2020, at the age of 79 with coronavirus, according to a statement released by his agent. In a statement, his agent said: “It is with great sadness that we announce Tim’s death early today from Covid-19.”
His fellow Goodie Graeme Garden said he was “terribly saddened” by the loss of someone who had been a close colleague and friend for more than 50 years.
He said: “Tim and I met at Cambridge University in the early 1960s and have enjoyed working together almost constantly from that time onwards, on radio, stage and, television.
“He was a funny, sociable, generous man who was a delight to work with. Audiences found him not only hilarious but also adorable. His loss at this dreadful time is particularly hard to bear and my thoughts are with Christine, Ben, Edward and their families.”
Tim Brooke-Taylor Cause of Death
The cause of her husband’s death was as a result of contracting coronavirus.