was also a judge on Dancing with the Stars - America's answer to strictly - until last year, and will bring all his stateside stories to the historic venue.
had the kind of theater resume that professionals can only dream of, although it never made her arrogant.
spent the last months of his life at Aaron Court Care Home, in Ellesmere Port, where only two weeks ago he was specially honoured with a visit from the Saltney and Saltney Ferry History Group he was part of for decades.
, who was brought up in Cudworth, Barnsley, was BBC Yorkshire's political editor for 17 years.
Furthermore, it should be remembered Len
played a quarter of his appearances out wide, unlike Milburn, Shearer and MacDonald.
We have to wonder how Len
, who lives in Dartford with his wife, "my old Sue", and is terribly British and a self-confessed "right old fuddyduddy", gets on in the world of Hollywood showbiz.
There's the Mime Round, where celebs act them out, Rhyme Watch, with a short film with rhymes hidden in the story, and News at Len
, (featuring headlines that rhyme.
In tonight's opener, Len
welcomes old Strictly buddy Anton du Beke as one of the celeb helpers.
Now his niece, Heba Soliman, has set up a fundraising page in his memory to provide a combination of ramps and lifts for disabled people visiting the Lucem House Community Cinema Plus centre where Len
Head judge Len
, 72, bows out of Strictly at the end of the series after 12 yearsSS.
Bydd modd gwylio gwledd o len
bob nos Fawrth yn ystod mis Awst a Medi ar S4C wrth i'r gyfres Mwy o'r Babell Len
gychwyn nos Fawrth.