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In pictures: Comedian Bobby Ball's funeral

The much loved comedian Bobby Ball passed away after being diagnosed with Covid-19. Mourners at the funeral this week donned his trademark red braces to say farewell

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The funeral cortege of entertainer Bobby Ball arrives at Hope Church in Lytham Saint Annes, Lancashire. Credit: PA Images

The funeral cortege of entertainer Bobby Ball arrives at Hope Church in Lytham Saint Annes, Lancashire.

Mourners wearing red braces in honour of comedian Bobby Ball outside Hope Church ahead of the entertainer's funeral.

Mourners wearing red braces in honour of comedian Bobby Ball outside Hope Church ahead of the entertainer's funeral.

A person holds a memorial card for comedian Bobby Ball ahead of his funeral at Hope Church in Lytham Saint Annes, Lancashire.
A person holds a memorial card for comedian Bobby Ball ahead of his funeral at Hope Church in Lytham Saint Annes, Lancashire.
The coffin of entertainer Bobby Ball is taken into Hope Church for his funeral service
The coffin of entertainer Bobby Ball is taken into Hope Church for his funeral service
A book of condolence for comedian Bobby Ball ahead of the entertainer's funeral.

A book of condolence for comedian Bobby Ball ahead of the entertainer's funeral.

People gather on the the Comedy Carpet in front of the Blackpool Tower waiting for the funeral cortege of entertainer Bobby Ball to pass on its way to Carleton Crematorium in Blackpool.
People gather on the the Comedy Carpet in front of the Blackpool Tower waiting for the funeral cortege of entertainer Bobby Ball to pass on its way to Carleton Crematorium in Blackpool.
The funeral cortege of entertainer Bobby Ball passes the Comedy Carpet in front of the Blackpool Tower on its way to Carleton Crematorium in Blackpool.
The funeral cortege of entertainer Bobby Ball passes the Comedy Carpet in front of the Blackpool Tower on its way to Carleton Crematorium in Blackpool.

Read our moving tribute to Bobby Ball (1944-2020)

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