Caroline Aherne, who died on Saturday after battling cancer, had paid tribute to her fellow comedian Victoria Wood who died of the disease in April.
She released a statement saying Wood had a "rare gift of making us laugh at the mundanities of life with a humour that was never cruel and only ever warm. A true comic genius".
Aherne is the latest big name in entertainment to have passed away in 2016.
The former Oasis frontman was told The Royle Family star had died moments before he took to the stage in Nashville, Tennessee.
Following her death at the age of 52 from cancer, we take a look back at Caroline Aherne's career in pictures.
Caroline Aherne, best known for Mrs Merton, The Fast Show and The Royle Family, has died her publicist has confirmed.