The funeral of the comedian Frank Carson
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Frank Carson's funeral held in Belfast

The funeral of the comedian Frank Carson is taking place in his home city of Belfast.

Showbusiness personalities from Britain and Ireland are attending the ceremony, at St. Patrick's Church, Donegall Street.

Carson, 85, who died last month at his home in Blackpool, Lancashire, had been ill for some time. The BBC's Mark Simpson reports on the well-known faces who arrived at the ceremony.