Tonight’s Gogglebox Brexit special has been dedicated to the late Caroline Aherne.
The beloved comedian, actress and writer, who sadly lost her battle with cancer last month, narrated the Channel 4 show from 2013. As the ‘box on the box’ series returns to screens tonight for an EU Referendum-themed edition, it closes with a message that reads ‘In loving memory of Caroline Aherne’.
It’s the first time the series has been back on air since Aherne’s passing and is a fitting tribute to the much-missed star.
Her death, at 52 years of age, was confirmed in July.
“Caroline Aherne has sadly passed away, after a brave battle with cancer,” said a statement from her publicist Neil Reading.
As well as her work on Gogglebox, Aherne boasted experience on a raft of popular shows, not least The Royle Family, which she co-wrote and starred in with Gogglebox co-narrator Craig Cash. It ran for three series between 1998 and 2000, returning for five more specials between 2006 and 2012.
See the Gogglebox: Brexit Special tonight at 9:00pm on Channel 4