Winner's 'perfect' funeral

Sir David Frost and Sir Michael Parkinson were amongst those at the funeral of film director and restaurant critic Michael Winner. His office said: "If Michael had been alive to film it, he would have said, 'Perfect, darling, perfect'."

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Michael Winner's funeral was 'perfect, darling, perfect'

The funeral has taken place of film director Michael Winner, who died on Monday after a long battle with liver disease.

Michael Winner pictured in 2008 Credit: Press Association

Sir Michael Parkinson and former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman were among the mourners who paid their final respects in north London.

A statement, issued by Michael Winner's office said if he had been alive to film it, he would have said: "Perfect, darling, perfect. A cold wind whipped a flurry of snowflakes across the cemetery - a film directors' dream."

Among the mourners were many of Michael's friends including Sir David Frost, Terry O'Neill, Don Black, Chris Rea and Henry Wyndham, chairman of Sotheby's.

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