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.
So sad to hear about Felix Dexter. A brilliant performer and on the few occasions I was lucky enough to meet him, a very nice man.
Sad to hear about Felix Dexter passing. Met him a few times, a real gent.
Oh no. Sad news. Comedian, actor, lovely man Felix Dexter has died. Only 52. Great talent, intelligent and funny guy.
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