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Sue Townsend's Funeral To Be Held Later In Leicester

Posted at 7:44AM Friday 02 May 2014

Hundreds of mourners are expected to turn out for the Leicester funeral of author Sue Townsend.

It will be held at the 1,500-seat De Montfort Hall at 13:30 BST and shown on a big screen outside.

There will be a collection of music and readings by friends and family, including Stephen Mangan who played Adrian Mole in a TV adaptation of one of her best-known books.

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