Carla Lane, English television writer, Died at 87

  Media, Writers

Carla Lane died on May 31, 2016.

She was an English television writer.

Ms Lane was responsible for several successful sitcoms, including The Liver Birds (co-creator, 1969–78), Butterflies (1978–82), and Bread (1986–91).

Lane wrote short stories and radio scripts, in the 1960s.

Carla’s first successes came in collaboration with Myra Taylor, whom she had met at a writers’ workshop in Liverpool, before she embarked on a solo career.

In the past, Herself and Taylor often meet at the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool city centre to write.

Apparently she said she used a pseudonym, Carla Lane, because of her modesty about revealing that she was a writer.

Lane died at Stapley nursing home in Liverpool.

Carla Lane passed away at 87 yrs old.