Famous TV Presenter Geoffrey Hayes Who Hosted The Iconic Children's Show “Rainbow” Dies Aged 76

Date October 2, 2018

Geoffrey Hayes, the eminent TV presenter who hosted the iconic children’s show Rainbow, died at the age of 76.

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RIP, Geoffrey Hayes!

A talented and successful TV presenter, Geoffrey Hayes, has died on September 30 in a hospital surrounded by his family.

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Hayes’ manager, Phil Dale, made a sad announcement:

It is with great sadness that the family announces that Geoffrey passed away with his wife, Sarah, and son, Tom, by his side.

Dale added that the grieving family expressed their gratitude to all fans for their support and prayers amid this hard period.

Geoffrey was best-known for his work in the children’s show Rainbow featuring the colorful characters named Zippy, Bungle, and George.

Hayes presented the programme from 1973 to 1992. The show ran for more than 1,000 episodes.

Tributes to the beloved TV presenter

Following the sad news, numerous fans of the iconic presenter took to Twitter with memorable tributes to the late star.

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Memories from childhood are the most precious for all of us. Geoffrey Hayes and his show were making kids happy for almost two decades. So sad, he’s gone. Rest in peace, dear Geoffrey!

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