David Walliams, Sir Michael Parkinson and Jimmy Tarbuck are among mourners arriving for Ronnie Corbett’s funeral.
The entertainer died last month aged 85 having been diagnosed with a suspected form of motor neurone disease.
A service for family and friends is being held at the St John the Evangelist Church near his home in Shirley, Croydon, south London.
Sir Michael said of Corbett: “What you saw is what you got. He was modest, self-effacing, a brilliant comic.”
The cortege will later move on to a local crematorium.
Sir Michael added that Corbett was also “a very good actor too, very good comedy actor. And as a guy to be a friend of he was just unbeatable.”
He added: “Sir Michael added that Corbett will be “greatly missed… it’s a sad day.”
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