The funeral of a leading light in amateur dramatics will be held on Monday.

Jim Farr spent more than 40 years working with groups in West Norfolk and further afield.

He died last month aged 59 and had worked for the county’s highways authority.

Mr Farr, of Gaywood, leaves his wife, Jane, son Simon, daughter Laura and granddaughter Freya. His funeral will be held at Mintlyn Crematorium at 10.45am.

There is a request for family flowers only and to wear bright colours if desired. Donations for British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK.