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Gateway 97.8 pays tribute to ‘showbiz legend’ Johnny Clark

20th January 2021
Posted by Gateway 97.8

Essex has been paying tribute to the comedian, Johnny Clark, who died yesterday after contracting Covid-19.

Johnny was the host at Canvey Island’s Kings Club in the 1980s and , best known across UK as an entertainer.

Danny Lawrence, Gateway 97.8 Director, knew Johnny very well. He said:

“John was a life-long friend and we did a show on gateway about his career in 2012.

He gave me my break 40 years ago and we have remained friends ever since. He helped so many, he was a real showbiz legend!”

Our thoughts are with Johnny’s family and friends at this difficult time.