Actress Lynda Baron has died aged 82!

Actress Lynda Baron, best known for the BBC sitcom ‘Open All Hours’ and ‘Come Outside’ has died aged 82.

Lynda was best known for her role in BBC sitcom Open All Hours, in which she starred alongside Sir David Jason and Ronnie Barker as Nurse Gladys Emmanuel for four series’ beginning in 1976.

She also played Auntie Mabel in the 1990s BBC children’s programme Come Outside.

A statement from her agent of nearly 30 years, Donna French, said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved client Lynda Baron.

“She was a wonderful actress and a great friend. Her iconic roles of Nurse Gladys in Open All Hours and Aunt Mabel in Come Outside were loved by all generations.’’

“Renowned for her leading roles in West End musicals and dramatic productions alike, we have lost a leading light of our world.’’

“We extend our deepest condolences to her daughter Sarah, her son Morgan and all her family.”

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