Davina McCall has been leading tributes after the death of TV presenter Dale Winton.

Winton died at his home on Wednesday at the age of 62.

McCall said on Twitter: I am so so so sad to hear about Dale Winton a lovely, warm, kind, sensitive, generous soul with a touch of naughty ! RIP.

A wave of other celebrities posted messages expressing their condolences, including Boy George, Duncan Bannatyne, Antony Costa and Sherrie Hewson, David Walliams and Graham Norton.

Comedian Walliams, who starred with Winton in the BBC comedy series Come Fly With Me, said he was heartbroken by the star’s death.

TV host Norton wrote on Twitter: Dale Winton gave me the best bit of showbiz advice I ever got – don’t quit the hit! Thank you Dale.

Singer Boy George said he was shocked, posting a message on Twitter saying Winton was a sweet man.

Businessman Bannatyne said Winton was a great entertainer, adding: So young at 62.

Blue star Costa said he was devastated.

He tweeted: No no no my old friend #dalewinton has died.

I’m absolutely devastated one of the most kindest men you could ever meet…#RIPdalewinton xxx.

Presenter Hewson said: So very sad about the gorgeous Dale Winton worked with him many times ! 62 is no age it’s hard to believe he’s gone.

Good night lovely man xxxxx. RIP lovely man. Xx.

TV star Paddy McGuinness said Winton was the perfect host.

Sad news, he said on Twitter. Back in the day Supermarket Sweep was the programme to watch.

Dale Winton was the perfect host, he made it all look effortless. RIP.

Theatre star Michael Ball said: So sad to hear that the true gentleman, the charming and so kind Dale Winton has been taken from us far to soon. RIP lovely man.

Former Family Fortunes host Les Dennis said: So sad and shocked to hear that Dale Winton has died. He was a lovely, warm man who posed charm. RIP.

(c) Sky News 2018: ‘A sweet man’: Stars pay tribute to Dale Winton