Audio slideshow: Sir Norman Wisdom

The career clown who entertained UK audiences - and also become an unlikely celebrity in communist Albania - has died at the age of 95.

A star of 19 films, Sir Norman Wisdom lived on the streets of London as a teenager. He then joined the army, where he discovered his ability to make people laugh. Take a look back at his life - and hear the tributes that have been paid to him.

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Music: Don't Laugh at Me, by Norman Wisdom.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 5 October 2010.

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