Celebrities and fans have paid tribute to one of the country's best-loved comedians, Sir Ken Dodd, who has died at the age of 90.
He passed away peacefully at his home in Liverpool just 48 hours after he married his partner of 40 years, Anne Jones.
The veteran entertainer was hailed as a "legend and an inspiration" and "one of the all-time greats", with tributes from stars including Sir Paul McCartney, David Walliams, Carol Vorderman and Dawn French.
Shedding a few this morning... Tears ... Sir Ken Dodd... master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy. Saying goodbye to my childhood...