The former host of TV's Generation Game and Big Break received an OBE for his services to charity, and won Showbusiness Personality of The Year Awards from the Variety Club of Great Britain, The Grand Order of Water Rats and Comic Heritage.
What does WR stand for?
WR stands for Water Rats (Australian TV police drama, 1996-2001)
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They did a similar residency earlier this year at The Water Rats in Kings Cross, where again they went down exceedingly well.
Two Water Rats, also protected animals, were also found dead.
John Adrian, secretary of showbusiness fraternity the Grand Order of Water Rats, said: "He died peacefully on Friday at home, two months short of his 101st birthday.
Highlighting the natural growth environment at the underwater zoo, the family of water rats just got bigger with one of them giving birth to nine babies.
Most of them shouldn't give up their day jobs," was one comment, though apparently Laurie Brett went a long way to helpin the event raise pounds 10,000 for Water Rats.
So far visitors can see piranha, water rats called the Nutria rat, Humboldt Penguins from Peru, seals, dart frogs, crocodiles, leaf fish and leafy sea dragons as well as giant spider crabs that usually live at 400m depths in the ocean.