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Comedian ‘Eddie Large’ dies aged 78 after contracting the coronavirus

After contracting the coronavirus, comedian ‘Eddie Large’ has died at the age of 78.

The Scottish comedian was famous for his double act Little and Large.

He had underlying health issues and underwent a heart transplant in 2003.

His son Ryan stated that Eddie had been suffering with heart failure and contracted the coronavirus while in hospital.

-Sam Fitzsimons

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