Steptoe and Son writer Ray Galton dies aged 88
Ray Galton, who along with partner Alan Simpson forged one of the country’s best-loved comedy writing teams, has died aged 88.
Hancock’s Half Hour and Steptoe And Son were among the TV comedy classics penned by the duo.
Mr Galton died on Friday night after a long battle with dementia, his family said. Mr Simpson died in Feb 2017.