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Brigit Forsyth, who starred in Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, has died at the age of 83, her agent has confirmed.

Mark Pemberton reported that Forsyth, best known for her roles in a string of British TV comedies, died in her sleep, with her family by her side.

The actress was best known for her role in the 1970s hit comedy Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, where she played disapproving Thelma, wife of Bob, played by Rodney Bewes.

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Forsyth pictured as Madge in the corner shop in Still Open All Hours

Other credits included TV dramas Playing the Field and Boon. She also appeared in 1980s sitcoms Tom, Dick and Harriet, and Sharon and Elsie, later appearing as a doctor in short-lived ITV soap opera The Practice.

From 2013 to 2019, she was in the BBC reboot of Open All Hours, playing Madge in Still Open All Hours.

Her agent said in a statement that she “had a varied and notable career in stage, screen and radio”, including roles in theatres “from the West End to the National Theatres of England and Scotland.

He added: “She was in many radio plays on the BBC over the years and also featured in the Radio 4 sitcom Ed Reardon’s Week. A talented musician, Brigit played the cello, sang and composed, and in later years played with several bands including The Fircones.”

Brigit Forsyth had begun her career in 1971, starring in the film The Night Digger,

Pemberton said that she “loved collaboration and helping to develop new works with actors, writers and directors”, and set up theatre company Word Mills Productions in 2016.

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Brigit Forsyth pictured in 2012

When is Brigit Forsyth funeral service?

AS of December 3, 2023,  Brigit Forsyth funeral details have not been announced yet by her family or her agent, but some sources suggest that she might have a private ceremony with her close relatives and friends.

Having said that, we are still following up on her death, we will update you as soon as we get important information about Brigit Forsyth funeral service.


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