'Gogglebox' star Mary Cook has died at the age of 92. The news of her passing came from a statement issued by Channel 4 on behalf of her family via Twitter.

Mary Cook appeared on the show with her friend Marina Wingrove.

The pair of friends lived in a retirement village in Bristol.

They have been fan favourites of the series since they joined it in 2016.

The statement from Channel 4 reads: "We are extremely saddened to share that 'Gogglebox' star Mary Cook passed away in hospital this weekend at the age of 92 with her family by her side.

"She will be dearly missed by the entire 'Gogglebox' family, cast and crew.

"Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and dear friend to many, Mary, who worked in the hospitality trade, had been married twice and widowed twice.

"Bristolians Mary & Marina met at St Monica Trust Retirement village over 10 years ago and have been friends ever since.

"They joined 'Gogglebox' in 2016 at the start of series eight and became instant fan favourites due to their brilliantly witty and often cheeky comments.

"Mary will be sorely missed by the entire 'Gogglebox' family, cast and crew."