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Ex-Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith dies at 59

2 August 2014 Last updated at 22:44 BST

Former Radio 1 DJ and television presenter Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59.

He died on Friday after complications from major heart surgery, his aerial filming company, Flying TV, said.

Smith spent six years at Radio 1 between 1982 and 1988, and was also a presenter on Top of the Pops and hosted the BBC's coverage of Live Aid.

His wife of 25 years, the TV presenter Sarah Greene, said she would like to thank hospital staff for their care and compassion.

Andy Moore reports.