The funeral of the popular television writer Carla Lane will take place later.
She created the TV series Bread and The Liver Birds and was an animal rights campaigner.
The comedy writer from Liverpool died at a nursing home in Mossley Hill. She was 87.
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Actor Nick Conway who played Billy Boswell in 'Bread' has paid tribute to its writer and creator Carla Lane who has died aged 87.
She was a very down-to-earth, warm, a giving person. Great to work with, it's fab for an actor to work with the writer on set.
ITV's Olivia Kinsley reports on the death of Carla Lane:
Tributes have continued to be paid to Liverpool born screen writer Carla Lane who has died aged 87.
The creator of the hit BBC TV series 'Bread' and T'he Liver Birds' who was also credited for her animal rights work, died at a nursing home in Mossley Hill.
Liverpool comedian Ken Dodd who knew her as a teenager said: "She was a beautiful woman who had an amazing observation of the Liverpool sense of humour."