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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Sketch writer Eddie Braben dies

The comedy writer Eddie Braben, the third man behind the success of Morecambe and Wise, has died this morning aged 82 after a short illness. He also wrote for Ken Dodd, David Frost and Ronnie Corbett.