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Bedfordshire scriptwriter Brian Clemens dies

The Bedfordshire scriptwriter and producer behind shows including The Avengers and The Professionals has died at the age of 83.

Brian Clemens with his OBE medal Credit: PA Images

Brian Clemens, from Ampthill, helped create the hit British programmes in the 1960s and 1970s and wrote for other popular series including Bergerac, The Persuaders and Diagnosis Murder.

His family confirmed he died at the weekend.



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