Comedian Mel Smith has died of a heart attack at the age of 60.
Smith earned fame with the celebrated sketch shows Not the Nine O'Clock News and Alas Smith and Jones, alongside his long-time writing partner Griff Rhys Jones.
Smith's agent Michael Foster confirmed he died at his home in north west London.
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