‘He was the best’: Wicked co-star pays tribute to Bert Newton

Performer Lucy Durack has shared memories of late entertainer Bert Newton, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 83.

Ms Durack, who starred alongside Mr Newton in the musical Wicked, said he was “so kind to every single person” they worked with when touring the country.

“He was the best – nobody was better than Bert,” Ms Durack told Sky News host Chris Smith.