Alzheimer’s forces Prunella Scales, 87, to QUIT TV show she stars in, with husband Timothy West, 85

Alzheimer’s-stricken Prunella Scales has been forced to quit TV show Great Canal Journeys due to her ailing health. 

The 87-year-old Fawlty Towers star and her husband Timothy West will be replaced by Celebrity Gogglebox stars Gyles Brandreth and Sheila Hancock on the Channel 4 show, it was revealed on Wednesday.  

George Pérez Announces his Retirement from Comics

“With respect to future published work in comics and such,” the artist writes,  “While I know it’s been no secret that I’ve been dealing with a myriad number of health issues (diabetes, heart ailments, vision issues, etc.), they have indeed have [sic] forced me to, for all intents and purposes, formally retire from the business of creating new comic stories.”

Pérez goes on to announce he will no longer be completing commissions, and that 2019 will be his final year making a full slate of convention appearances,