Ben Hanlin has paid tribute to Paul Daniels, calling him "an absolute legend" and said he inspired him to become a magician.
The star of ITV2's Tricked said he first saw Daniels on TV at the age of six and from that moment aspired to follow him into magic:
Paying tribute to Daniels, Hanlin said: "He was so popular because he was an entertainer.
"He could do magic but also he brought wit, charm. He was funny, he was a great host and it was that that really made him an absolute legend."
The magician's wife Debbie McGee thanked family and friends for helping her get through the "special day".
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