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Pride and Prejudice screenwriter Fay Weldon dies as family pay tribute to award winning author

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Fay Weldon, the Pride and Prejudice screenwriter and award winning author, has died at the age of 91. Tributes paid by her family remembered the life of the novelist, who was most well known for her books The Life and Loves of a She-Devil, Splitting and Praxis, reports the Mirror.

Alongside her work as a writer, she also achieved screenwriting credits in ITV's Upstairs Downstairs. She also worked on the BBC's 1995 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, which starred Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle.A family statement announced the death, saying: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Fay Weldon (CBE), author, essayist and playwright.

She died peacefully this morning January 4, 2023.”Fellow writer Roger Clarke, who is her nephew, also announced the news of her death on social media.

He said: “I just heard the news from her son Dan that my beloved aunt Fay Weldon died this morning. I’m so glad to have known her.

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