Eric Morecambe, Eddie Braben, John Ammonds, and Ernie Wise
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Morecambe and Wise writer Eddie Braben has died aged 82

21 May 2013 Last updated at 13:59 BST

Eddie Braben, the writer behind comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, has died at 82.

He died on Tuesday morning after a short illness, his manager Norma Farnes confirmed.

He was a key member of the Morecambe and Wise team, and was credited with contributing to their huge success by introducing comic elements of their off-stage relationship into their act.

Lizo Mzimba reports.