Comedian Ronnie Corbett was rushed to hospital after falling ill at his home near Croydon. The 83 year-old was suffering from chest pains last Sunday and underwent tests for several days, but doctors were unable to diagnose the problem.
He was discharged in time to attend the memorial of close friend Sir David Frost on Thursday. His wife Anne has told the Sunday Mirror, the illness could spell the end of his television career.
Comedienne Angie Le Mar has called the late Felix Dexter a comedy "genius".
She added: "He was clever, intelligent and funny but also so unassuming."
Felix, who was just 52, passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer.
Top comedians have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to London comic Felix Dexter.
The 52-year-old died yesterday after battling a form of bone marrow cancer.
Comedians Dara O'Briain, David Schneider and Sean Hughes are among those who have taken to social media to pay tribute to the "truly wonderful" Felix Dexter.
Here is a sketch from 1990's BBC2 comedy series The Real McCoy featuring Felix Dexter as Nathaniel the accountant, who reportedly died yesterday evening.
Comedy's biggest names have paid tribute to fellow British comic Felix Dexter who reportedly died yesterday evening. Matt Lucas, Jason Mansford and Omid Djalili were among those who said Dexter was the "real McCoy in many senses".
British comedian Felix Dexter is reported to have died yesterday. The Real McCoy star died around 5pm yesterday evening, according to reports, following a battle with multiple myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer.
Friends and peers have since paid tribute to the star, who was famed for his array of hilarious Real McCoy characters, including Nathaniel the Nigerian accountant and outspoken pastor Brother Jeffers.
Tributes have been pouring in for East End comedian and singer Max Bygraves, who has died at the age of 89.
The much loved entertainer, who was from Rotherhithe, died peacefully in his sleep. He was on our screens for more than 50 years and was known for his catchphrase "I wanna tell you a story."