Her brand of humour was as unique as her, and will be sorely missed. Carla Lane, the award winning writer behind gems such as the Liver Birds and Bread has died aged 87. After making her name as one of Britain’s most successful television scriptwriters, Lane has recently becoming famous for her running of an animal sanctuary in Sussex, before selling it in 2009.
She is confirmed to have died at a nursing home in Liverpool’s Mossley Hill district on Monday, as reported by the Liverpool Echo. Lane most known for writing another BBC series Butterflies starring Wendy Craig. This year has seen many of our finest creators and actors leave us too soon, again that tragedy has struck.