One Of TV’s “Two Fat Ladies” Dead At 66

One of TV's "Two Fat Ladies" Dead At 66

Both of TV’s “Fat Ladies” have sung. Clarissa Dickson Wright, one half of the BBC’s “Two Fat Ladies” cooking duo, died in Edinburgh Saturday at age 66, the BBC reports. Wright was a former lawyer who filmed four of the “Fat Ladies” series, going on food-related road trips across the UK in a motorbike and sidecar with Jennifer Paterson, before Paterson died in 1999 from cancer. The New York Times describes Wright as a “rebel,” both hosts as “irreverent and eccentric,” and the recipes as “sometimes confounding.” Wright’s eclectic working life also included stints as a cook, an author, and a cookbook shop manager; she also ran a catering business, was a guild butcher, and once worked on a yacht in the Caribbean. Read more on Newser…

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