He's best known for presenting Cheggers Plays Pop and Saturday Superstore in the 70s and 80s - but since the presenting work dried up, he's been a staple on reality shows, including Dancing on Ice. He also fronted nudist game show Naked Jungle. Fans of Shakespeare will no doubt recall Chegwin's stellar performance as Fleance in Roman Polanski's film of Macbeth.
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For his new job Chegwin, 56, will be once again bounding around the length and breadth of the UK. At the same time his ever-chirpy demeanour on the show means he has gained a few more fans. Was it really true?
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Keith Chegwin is a strange sort of British icon. So universally known on his home shores is he that the actor and comic David Mitchell wrote a newspaper column opining: "The true test of a Briton is whether or not he knows who Keith Chegwin is. The sort of celebrity who goes on Dancing with the Stars tickCelebrity Big Brother tick and yes, Celebrity MasterChef tick, and the reason for this chat.
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The telly favourite has passed away his family confirmed. TV presenter Keith Chegwin has died aged 60 following a ''long-term battle with a progressive lung condition'', his family said. In a statement, Chegwin's family said: "We are heartbroken to share the news that Keith Chegwin sadly passed away following a long-term battle with a progressive lung condition, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, which rapidly worsened towards the end of this year.
Many people may have forgotten, but beloved Keith took the hosting helm of Channel 5 game show Naked Jungle in The premise of the programme was all about celebrating naturism and saw the star completely emerge himself in his hosting role, seeing him get his kit off. More On Coronation Street. Twitter James Charles accidentally reveals dramatic transformation on Instagram with shocking pic YouTuber James Charles made the classic mistake of posting the wrong pic revealing that he is going through a massive transformation.
Viewers saw the best of him in Multi-Coloured Swap Shop BBC1, and its successor, Saturday Superstoreon which Chegwin became an honorary big brother to several generations of goggle-eyed British children, through his cheeky grin and giggle, high-pitched Liverpudlian-accented enthusiasm, and psychedelic knitwear. But, while he should be remembered for the work he did with his jolly jumpers on, it was hard not to feel some sympathy for Chegwin, even in his most desperate televisual enterprises. This was due to a natural likability.