TV host and comedy author Denis Norden dies, aged 96

TV host and comedy author Denis Norden has died on the age of 96.

Norden, who hosted It'll Be Alright on the Night, died on Wednesday morning (September 19), in keeping with an announcement made by his household.

Norden's kids, Nick and Maggie, mentioned that he'd spent "many weeks" on the Royal Free Hospital in London.

Their assertion continued: "We'd prefer to say an enormous thanks to all of the devoted workers and medical doctors who've taken care of him – with a lot devotion.

"A beautiful dad, a loving grandfather and nice great-grandfather – he gave his laughter mongering to so many.

"He will likely be in our hearts ceaselessly."

Born within the East End of London in 1922, Norden's writing profession began in the course of the Second World War, the place he served within the RAF, and wrote troop present sketches.

He teamed up with comedian Frank Muir – pictured above left – between 1947 and the early 1960s, writing comedies together with BBC radio's Take It From Here.

Norden introduced iconic ITV bloopers present It'll Be Alright on the Night from 1977 till 2006, when he retired at age 84.

BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker and comic Keith Lemon are amongst these paying tribute to Norden.

"Sad information concerning the dying of Lord of the Clipboard Denis Norden. In the age of YouTube and social media it is arduous to clarify how thrilling it was to look at It'll Be Alright On The Night," Dan wrote.