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WATCH: The Original Voice Of Postman Pat Has Died

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Published at 2:39pm 29th July 2016.

If you grew up in the 1980s then you will definitely remember this guy - delivering all the post bags in his van.

The man who first voiced Postman Pat has died.

Ken Barrie, passed away at his home in Uxbridge near London after a short battle with cancer.

The actor who provided the voice for Pat and many of the other characters in the animated series was 73.

He also famously sang the programme's theme tune.


The stop motion animation originally aired in 1981 and Ken provided the voice through until 1996.

It was created by John Cunliffe and Ivor Wood and followed Pat's adventures in Greendale, Yorkshire.

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