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RIP Caroline Aherne

(34 Posts)
Alea Sat 02-Jul-16 15:59:51

So sad, she was only 52 , and so talented. sad

merlotgran Sat 02-Jul-16 16:02:41

Just seen it on breaking news. So sad.

tanith Sat 02-Jul-16 16:05:18

I'm shocked I hadn't read that she was ill. RIP.sad

Anniebach Sat 02-Jul-16 16:07:33

So sorry to hear of her death, such a troubled life and then to die so young

Beammeupscottie Sat 02-Jul-16 16:22:21

I shall never forget, as Mrs. Merton, asking Debbie Daniels, "What attracted you to millionaire Paul Daniels.

gettingonabit Sat 02-Jul-16 16:23:35

Oh no! beamme that's exactly how I remember her too.

Charleygirl Sat 02-Jul-16 16:26:06

I had no idea that she has been ill for a while

nanaK54 Sat 02-Jul-16 16:26:33

How very sad so young and so talented

Anya Sat 02-Jul-16 16:36:11


Badenkate Sat 02-Jul-16 16:37:11


Teetime Sat 02-Jul-16 16:42:49

Poor lady I read that she has had several different cancers over several years how sad.

Ana Sat 02-Jul-16 16:48:15

I loved her too, in all her roles. A very talented lady, at least she's at peace now...sad

morethan2 Sat 02-Jul-16 16:53:03

Sad news, again

Indinana Sat 02-Jul-16 17:03:38

Tragically young to die. So very sad. We've lost too many good'uns this year, haven't we? sad

hildajenniJ Sat 02-Jul-16 17:04:25

Oh no, how sad. How many more of our lovely, popular celebrities will we lose the end of the year? sad 😨

Christinefrance Sat 02-Jul-16 17:04:25

As everyone else, such a talented lady and such a troubled life.
God Bless

Bellanonna Sat 02-Jul-16 17:15:54

sad RIP Caroline

Falconbird Sat 02-Jul-16 17:30:38

Such a shock!!! RIP Caroline sad flowers

annsixty Sat 02-Jul-16 20:38:20

Perhaps because I feel I am living on borrowed time I am unable to watch Victoria Wood as I feel she died so young and now I feel just the same about Caroline Aherne.
Talent is such a wonderful gift and to see it wiped out depresses me so much. RIP to them both,

Riverwalk Sat 02-Jul-16 20:58:45

RIP Caroline.

She was so talented. What a shock - I assume she kept things quiet.

I'm reminded of Linda Smith, another really funny and talented girl who died young.

Linsco56 Sat 02-Jul-16 21:34:02

I had no idea she was ill - so very, very sad. Such a turbulent personal life, with so many struggles. RIP Caroline.

Elrel Sat 02-Jul-16 22:11:26

So sad, so young. RIP Caroline - a woman who gave great pleasure to many.

glammanana Sat 02-Jul-16 22:13:26

How sad such a waste of a wonderfully talented lady RIP Caroline x

breeze Sun 03-Jul-16 08:22:32

Saw the clip where she said her Mum told her only special people get cancer and as she now had it in her bladder and lungs, she must be very special. To Caroline and to all the 'special' people. wine RIP to a great comedy talent. flowers

sufuller Sun 03-Jul-16 10:17:57

Another brilliant star extinguished this year. So sad.

dorsetpennt Sun 03-Jul-16 10:28:29

2016 has not been a good year for famous people , we've lost over 35 in the first quarter . David Bowie, Victoria Wood, Ronnie. Corbett, Prince, Alan Rickman to name a few.

Juggernaut Sun 03-Jul-16 10:39:00


nananorfolk Sun 03-Jul-16 11:06:02

Caroline Aherne was the most funny, talented lady. The Royle Family was a groundbreaking comedy and my absolute favourite. I often thought she would be my choice if I could pick one celebrity to go on a night out with. How sad to lose such a one-off so young.(sad)

oldgoose Sun 03-Jul-16 11:10:47

Caroline Aherne and Victoria Wood were both amazingingly talented with different styles of comedy writing, but still brilliant in their own way. The sort of comedy that you can watch over and over again, and it's still fantastic, still funny and stands the test of time. I'm just wondering who is going to follow them? Women don't do as well in comedy as men do, but when they do they get it so right. Their comedy was not surreal or silly , it was always believable, slices of life that we all know. Are there any female writers out there who can fill their shoes?

hulahoop Sun 03-Jul-16 11:34:59

Well said oldgoose may she rest in peace 🌹

Noreen3 Sun 03-Jul-16 12:28:33

we have lost so many talented people,and now another one gone.Very sad,as she was still young.

Shelagh6 Sun 03-Jul-16 12:40:34

What wonderful talent and being famous made her uncomfortable - seems so common to them all - how sad not to enjoy fame! Linda Smith, Victoria Wood and now Caroline Aherne RIP

rafichagran Sun 03-Jul-16 15:27:37

RIP Another talent has left us.

HannahLoisLuke Sun 03-Jul-16 15:41:15

A very talented and funny lady. In fact one if the very few truly funny women in my opinion.

I knew she had lung cancer but didn't know that she was born with cancer of the eye, then later got bladder and lung cancer and finally throat cancer. What a terrible burden and no wonder she was often troubled and depressed. Enough to knock anyone over.
RIP Caroline.