2016 is the year that just keeps on taking away some of the world's greatest talents, and today we lost another genius, Caroline Ahern.
Twitter is full of praise for her acting, writing, and her contribution to the industry in general.
You only have to look at the calibre of the people and what they're saying to know that this was one special and seriously talented lady.
I've lost a very good friend, we went back years.An irreplaceable comic genius.A joy to be and work with.The Renee to my Roy. RIP Caroline
— John Thomson (@JohnnyThomson2) July 2, 2016
Caroline Aherne moved television comedy on to a new place. Her extraordinary work will be cherished by future generations.
— ????️???????????? Matt Lucas (@RealMattLucas) July 2, 2016
So desperately sad to hear of the death of Caroline Aherne. Such a unique and gifted lady. Lots of love to all her family & friends ???? X
— Phillip Schofield (@Schofe) July 2, 2016
— GoggleboxViv & Ralf (@viv1gogglebox) July 2, 2016
Caroline Aherne...man, that's done me in. That's really done me in.
— David Baddiel (@Baddiel) July 2, 2016
Very sad to hear of Caroline Aherne's passing. Such a talented writer and performer. She could make you smile immediately. Such funny bones.
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) July 2, 2016
RIP Caroline Aherne, 52.
Another brilliant talent gone far too soon.
Her Mrs Merton character was comedy genius.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) July 2, 2016
Ah I love Caroline Aherne! Such sad news to hear she's died. So loved in the Grimshaw household. One of my favourites, rest in peace X
— nick grimshaw (@grimmers) July 2, 2016
Goodbye great Caroline Aherne. A gift & language that lives on.
"A vegetarian? That's a shame. Could she have some wafer-thin ham, Barbara?"
— Danny Baker (@prodnose) July 2, 2016
Absolutely devastating news about Caroline Aherne. A true comedy genius, her work was equally funny & touching. https://t.co/JwSULy25f7
— David Walliams (@davidwalliams) July 2, 2016
My comedy hero has died. What a valiant battle she fought. Loved you Caroline Aherne ????????????????❤️????
— Denise Welch (@RealDeniseWelch) July 2, 2016
Such sad, sad news. A truly gifted & talented lady that brought so much joy & laughter to this world ❤️ RIP Caroline Ahern x
— Nik Speakman (@thespeakmans) July 2, 2016
Incredibly sad news about Caroline Ahern. RIP https://t.co/cvtY55r0MZ
— Nicola Bardon (@NicolaBardon) July 2, 2016