Eric Sykes RIP
Comedian and actor Eric Sykes has died at the age of 89, his manager has said.
Sykes was best-known for writing and performing in a series of TV sitcoms from the 1950s, including Sykes And A... alongside co-star Hattie Jacques.
He also starred in films including Monte Carlo Or Bust, Absolute Beginners, Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines and The Others.
Norma Farnes said: "Eric Sykes, star of TV, stage and films, died peacefully this morning after a short illness."
She added: "His family were with him."