Actors Ricky Tomlinson and Tony Barton

Stars pay tribute to Blackpool's adopted son entertainer Joe Longthorne at emotional funeral at Sacred Heart Church

A host of celebrities paid their respects to Joe Longthorne during a poignant funeral service in his adopted home in Blackpool.

Some of the big names from the UK's entertainment industry joined hundreds of mourners to say good bye to the showbiz 'legend.'

Actress Alice Berry
Actress Alice Berry
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Rose Marie
Rose Marie
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Roy Walker gave an emotional eulogy
Roy Walker gave an emotional eulogy
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Ricky Tomlinson
Ricky Tomlinson
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