Popular Sheffield TV and stage actor undergoes surgery

Bobby Knutt
Bobby Knutt
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A Sheffield TV and stage actor who has appeared on Emmerdale, Heartbeat and Last Of The Summer Wine has undergone surgery.

Bobby Knutt, aged 69, is currently recovering after underdoing a shoulder operation.

The operation was a success but Knutt remains in hospital after a slight complication.

The actor played Albert Dingle on ITV soap Emmerdale and has had regular roles in 14 pantomimes in Sheffield.

A friend of the man posted on Facebook this evening: “I have just received a phone call from my close friend Bobby Knutt.

“He has no wi-fi in the hospital and so he has asked me to relay the following update.

“His operation has been a success, however, the wound will not stop bleeding. He will remain in hospital for the present. I shall update all his friends at regular intervals.”