Richard Briers' agent, Christopher Farrar of Hamilton Hodell, has paid tribute to the actor:
Richard was a wonderful man, a consummate professional and an absolute joy to work alongside.
Following his recent discussion of his battle with emphysema, I know he was incredibly touched by the strength of support expressed by friends and the public.
He has a unique and special place in the hearts of so many. He will be greatly missed.
Our thoughts and deepest sympathy go to his family at this sad time.
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