Comedy actor Bella Emberg dies aged 80

Russ Abbot leads tributes to Emberg, who played his comic sidekick Blunderwoman in the 1980s

Tributes have been paid to the comedy actor Bella Emberg, who has died aged 80.Emberg was described by Russ Abbot, with whom she appeared on The Russ Abbot Show aas Blunderwoman, as a “a woman of immense warmth and generosity”.During a television career spanning six decades, Emberg appeared in programmes including The Benny Hill Show, Doctor Who and Z Cars.Russ Abbot and Emberg as Cooperman and Blunderwoman. Photograph: ITV/Rex/ShutterstockShe had recently finished filming In The Long Run, a ...