Comedienne Linda Smith Dies

British comedienne LINDA SMITH died yesterday (27FEB06) following a brave battle with ovarian cancer. She was 48.

Smith was famed for her witty excursions on panel shows including the BBC's HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU, ROOM 101 and MOCK THE WEEK.

The TV star was a regular on BBC Radio 4's THE NEWS QUIZ and often performed sell-out shows at Scotland's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

She is survived by her partner WARREN LAKIN.


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