RIP Nora Batty

I was very sad today to hear that Kathy Staff (who is best know for playing Nora Batty in Last of the Summer Wine) has died aged 80 after suffering with a brain tumour for some time.  I grew up absolutely loving Last of the Summer wine especially Compo (Bill Owen) and Nora Batty and their romance that never was!  She was always a lovely lady when interviewed and it’s great to hear she was married for 57 years – I hope Rada and I reach that long!  Here’s a good old funny clip of Compo trying his best to impress:


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