Smith played Nana in the beloved BBC sitcom.
Veteran actress Liz Smith has died aged 95, a spokesperson for her family has confirmed. Smith, who played Nana in BBC comedy ‘The Royle Family’, passed away on Christmas eve.
Just days before her death the BBC had aired ‘The Royle Family’s’ 2006 special episode, The Queen of Sheba, which told the story of her character’s death.
Liz Smith has died aged 95
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The BAFTA winning actress, comedian and writer sadly passed away on Saturday (June 2) after a long battle with cancer.
Tributes have poured in for Caroline Aherne, who sadly passed away yesterday at the age of 52, after a long battle with cancer. A TV fixture throughout the nineties, Aherne will be best remembered for her Mrs Merton character and sitcom ‘The Royle Family’, which she starred in and co-wrote with Craig Cash.
Caroline Aherne with Craig Cash, Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnson and Ralf Little in ‘The Royle Family’.
Speaking to The Mirror, Ricky Tomlinson who played her father Jim on ‘The Royle Family’ said: “She was absolutely wonderful and amazing to work for. Kind, funny, witty. A true professional and one of the most generous people I ever worked with.”
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Ralf Little - Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2014 at the Grosvenor Hotel London - Arrivals at Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane - London, United Kingdom - Friday 24th October 2014
Mr. Shepherd is the new teacher at St Bernadette's Catholic School in Coventry who is eager to propose to his friend Sophie, to the delight of his young daughter who wants so badly to have a new mother by Christmas. Meanwhile, the school has also gained a new headmistress, Mrs. Keen, who deeply disapproves of the school's favourite teacher - the ever child-like Mr. Poppy - and their pet donkey Archie. The latter pet-peeve is probably for a good reason as soon enough, Mr. Shepherd finds himself deeply concussed after being kicked by Archie, completely forgetting who he is, where he is, where Archie is and, more importantly, that he's soon to be married on Christmas Eve in New York. Mr. Poppy and the class decide to band together to get him to his bride by joining a flash mob, where the top prize is a trip to the Big Apple. Will the class succeed in their latest endeavour and make this Christmas the best yet?
Throughout Keva's youth all he's really known how to do it write songs. Music is his only real creative outlet, and he's pretty good at it. The additional benefits of being in a band like having a good time and chasing girls is a side Keva never really had much interest in.
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