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Actress Janet Brown dies aged 87

Actress and comic Janet Brown, who was best known for impersonating former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, has died aged 87.

In a career beginning in the 1930s, she gained national TV fame in the 1970s and 1980s for her impersonations on The Mike Yarwood Show.

She also played Lady Thatcher in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only.

Fiona Bruce reports.

  • 27 May 2011