Tragedy for showbiz world as comedy great dies

A COMEDY composer has passed away from lung disease after a stellar career. Steve Brown, 66, has sadly passed away following his battle, his agent has announced.

The composer was known for writing songs for TV series Spitting Image and his collaboration with Steve Coogan and Lenny Henry.

During his successful career, Steve played fictional bandleader Glenn Ponder in Steve Coogan’s Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge. He was also a cast member of BBC Radio 4’s comedy sketch series In One Ear.

His agent Vivienne Clore wrote on X/formerly known as Twitter, on Saturday: “Devastated to share the news that our much-loved client Steve Brown has passed away. “Sod fibrosis lung disease.”

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