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Caroline Aherne dead at 52.

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The comedian and Actress Caroline Aherne has died at the age of 52 after losing her right against lung cancer. Article from BBC here:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36694598

Comedy writer and actress Caroline Aherne has died at the age of 52.
Aherne, star and writer of The Royle Family and The Mrs Merton Show, had suffered from cancer, her publicist said.
The actress said two years ago that she had been diagnosed with lung cancer, having previously had bladder and eye cancer.
Aherne was also the narrator of Gogglebox and appeared in The Fast Show.
Her publicist Neil Reading said on Saturday: "Caroline Aherne has sadly passed away, after a brave battle with cancer.
"The Bafta award-winning writer and comedy actor died earlier today at her home in Timperley, Greater Manchester. She was 52.
"The family ask for privacy at this very sad time."
 
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Beat me to it. Very sad news. RIP.

She was great.

Here she is in The Fast Show as Chanel 9's Paula Fisch:
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A real shame, I remember her in the Royle family (I only found out today she was one of the writers)
 
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