Sir Norman Wisdom
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Sir Tim Rice's tribute to Sir Norman Wisdom

Comic actor Sir Norman Wisdom has died aged 95.

The London-born comedian was famous for his slapstick film roles in the 1950s and 1960s, including the character Norman Pitkin.

Academy Award winning lyricist Sir Tim Rice gave his tribute to Sir Norman on the BBC news channel.

He commented about when he united with Sir Wisdom and comedian Tony Hawks to released a single "Big In Albania" in an attempt to enter the Albanian pop charts.

  • 05 Oct 2010