Let’s all give it up for the two Charlies
The funeral will take place later of a technician from Leeds who was killed while setting up the stage for a Madonna concert in France, the BBC reports.
Charles Prow, 23, from Headingley, died from injuries he suffered when part of the stage roof collapsed at a stadium in Marseille on 16 July.
The funeral service will take place at Lawnswood Crematorium.
Mr Prow’s family, who described him as “happy-go-lucky”, have asked people to wear bright clothes for the service. “He was a much-loved son, grandson, brother, uncle and friend. Charles was a happy-go-lucky guy with a big personality and he will be deeply missed,” a representative of his family said last month.
Technicians had been setting up the stage at the city’s Stade Velodrome – home of the Olympique de Marseille football team – when the partially-built roof fell, bringing down a crane.
French worker Charles Criscenzo, 53, was killed outright while Mr Prow died later in hospital.
Madonna said she was “devastated” by the news and the concert was cancelled.