Tributes as actor Philip Madoc dies, aged 77
Tributes have been paid to the Welsh actor Philip Madoc who has died after a short illness.
The 77-year-old had a long career on stage and screen, playing the title role in the BBC drama The Life and Times of David Lloyd George.
His agent Michael Hallett said he died on Monday morning in hospital in Hertfordshire surrounded by his family.
Born in Merthyr Tydfil, he appeared in many classic television shows including Dad's Army, Doctor Who, Porridge and the detective series A Mind to Kill.
Matthew Richards reports