Royle Family and Mrs Merton star Caroline Aherne dies aged 52

Royle Family and Mrs Merton star Caroline Aherne dies aged 52

Actress Caroline Aherne has died at the age of 52 after a battle with cancer, her publicist confirmed. The London-born, BAFTA-winning comedian, famed for her roles in The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show and The Fast Show, passed away at her home in Greater Manchester. Aherne had been battling lung cancer and had previously been treated for bladder and eye cancer. A statement issued by publicist Neil Reading today said: ‘Caroline Aherne has sadly…

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