TV Industry Mourns Passing Of Producer Michael Hurll

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The industry is mourning the loss of entertainment producer Michael Hurll this week.

Hurll, whose illustrious career involved working The Two Ronnies and devising the British Comedy Awards, died peacefully on September 18.

Hurll started his career at the BBC in 1956. He then spent 25 years at the corporation working with the likes of the Charlie Drake and Cilla Black. He continued to work closely with Cilla after switching to ITV’s London Weekend Television.

Success for Hurll continued as an independent, though he suffered from Parkinson’s Disease later in life.