British comedian Brown dies

Actress and comic Janet Brown, best known for her impersonation of Lady Margaret Thatcher, has died.

Actress and comic Janet Brown, best known for her impersonation of Lady Margaret Thatcher, has died.

Her agent has said the 87-year-old died in her sleep in a nursing home in East Sussex, after a short illness.

She is best remembered for her portrayal of the former British prime minister on television in the 1970s and 1980s.

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