CIRCUS star Gerry Cottle has died aged 75 after catching Covid.
His agent mentioned the “loving” dad of 4 handed away in hospital in Bathtub.
Circus star Gerry Cottle has died aged 75 after catching Covid[/caption]
Cottle was impressed to hitch the circus aged 8[/caption]
Cottle realized juggling, stilt strolling and horse driving after seeing a London present aged eight.
When he was 15 he ditched his O-levels and left his household in Surrey to hitch the circus.
He placed on his first circus in Dorset in 1970 then toured the UK till retiring in 2003.
Cottle’s first efficiency was staged inside a second-hand tent that was once used to promote flowers.
Cottle placed on his first circus in Dorset in 1970[/caption]
The showman later purchased Wookey Gap, a museum and amusement attraction in Somerset[/caption]
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Later in life, Cottle reportedly ditched animals from exhibits within the 1990s. He additionally hosted the Moscow and Chinese language State circuses within the UK.
He retired from the circus in 2003 and purchased Wookey Gap, a museum and amusement attraction in Somerset.
His agent mentioned in a press release: “Gerry was a loving household man who’s survived by his spouse Betty and three daughters and a son, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.”
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