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Miranda Hart: Braben 'brought joy to millions'

Comedian Miranda Hart has tweeted her tribute to Morecambe and Wise sketch writer Eddie Braben who died this morning at the age of 82:

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Feel so privileged to have met Eddie Braben. One of our greatest comedy writers who brought joy to millions. Thank you Eddie.

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Miranda Hart plans wedding for Comic Relief

Comedian and actress Miranda Hart turned wedding planner as she was challenged with arranging a real marriage ceremony in a matter of hours for Comic Relief.

Jennifer Saunders (left) and Dawn French attend the wedding of Ben Springett and Clair Gilchrist
Jennifer Saunders (left) and Dawn French attend the wedding of Ben Springett and Clair Gilchrist Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The star of Miranda and Call the Midwife was given the task as part of her week of work for Comic Relief, called 'Miranda's Mad March' - which has seen her organise a dog show and perform a routine for Strictly Come Dancing.

Ben Springett and Claire Gilchrist leave their wedding that has been planned by Miranda Hart
Ben Springett and Claire Gilchrist leave their wedding that has been planned by Miranda Hart Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Hart was told of her latest task during a live broadcast on Radio 2 by DJ Chris Evans. The lucky couple were Claire Gilchrist, 26, and Ben Pringett, 28.

Kirsty Allsop attending the wedding of Ben Springett and Clair Gilchrist
Kirsty Allsop attending the wedding of Ben Springett and Clair Gilchrist Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

You can donate to Comic Relief online here, or by calling 03457 910 910

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