The comedian and musician Neil Innes, who were interpreted in Monty Python films and playing with The Rutles, died.
The agent of Innes confirmed his death at 75 years of age and said it was unexpected and that he was not ill.
His family said in a statement: “We have lost a nice, friendly, gentle soul whose music and songs have affected the heart of all, and whose intellect and search for the truth have inspired us all. “
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The show, which deals with a fictional regional limited TV station with a low budget, played the Beatles spoof The Rutles and Innes as the character of Ron Nasty, which was based on John Lennon.
He became a match in child entertainment in the Eighties when he voiced The Raggy Dolls. He also composed music for the show, as well as Puddle Lane, The Riddles and Tumbledown Farm.