Comedy legend Steve Brown dies aged 66

Comedy composer Steve Brown has died aged 66 (Picture: Richard Ecclestone/Redferns)

A comedy composer best known for his work on Spitting Image has died aged 66.

Steve Brown’s agent confirmed he had died from lung disease over the weekend.

The composer was known for writing songs for TV series Spitting Image and his collaboration with Steve Coogan and Lenny Henry.

During his career, Brown played fictional bandleader Glenn Ponder in Steve Coogan’s Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge.

He was also a cast member of BBC Radio 4’s comedy sketch series In One Ear.

Announcing his death, Brown’s agent Vivienne Clore wrote on X: ‘Devastated to share the news that our much loved client Steve Brown has passed away.

‘Sod fibrosis lung disease.’

Brown is survived by sons, comedian Alfie Brown and musician Lenny Brown, as well as actress wife Deborah Cornelius and stepdaughter Manon.

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