Yorkshire nostalgia: Paul Shane from Hi-de-Hi told to lay low... in 1985

Actor Paul Shane, pictured, then 45, who died in 2013 aged 72, was under doctor's orders to rest up after suffering a trapped nerve. The work-aholic actor had not taken a proper holiday in over six years.

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File photo dated 07/11/85 of Hi-de-Hi! actor Paul Shane whose funeral will take place in his home town of Rotherham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday May 31, 2013. Shane died at the age of 72 following a short illness a fortnight ago. The star of the 80s BBC sitcom was surrounded by friends and family in a hospice in Rotherham. He will be remembered at a service in Rotherham Minster which starts at 1pm today. His funeral cortege is expected to receive a police escort through the town centre. See PA story FUNERAL Shane. Photo credit should read: Michael Stephens/PA Wire

He was most famous for playing Ted Bovis in hit comedy series Hi-De-Hi. His funeral took place in his home town of Rotherham.

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Shane was a miner before he moved into acting. He had to retire from the pit after he slipped in the showers.

In May 1979 the comedy writer Jimmy Perry spotted Shane playing Frank Roper in an episode of Coronation Street and offered him the part of Ted Bovis in his new holiday-camp sitcom. The series ran from 1980 until 1988 and made him a household name.