Richard E Grant says 'our hearts are broken' after death of his wife of 35 years Joan Washington

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Richard E Grant's wife of 35 years, Joan Washington, has died, the actor has said.

Washington, a vocal coach, died on Thursday evening. He did not give a cause of death.

Grant, 64, shared a video of the pair dancing on Twitter, writing: "ONLY YOU! Joan - Love of my Life & Giver of Life to our daughter Olivia.

"Our hearts are broken with the loss of your Life last night. 35 years married & 38 together.

"To be truly known and seen by you, is your immeasurable gift. Do not forget us, sweet Monkee-mine."

He followed it with a series of broken heart emojis, with social media users pouring in with tributes.

The couple married in 1986 and have a daughter together, Olivia, and a stepson, Tom, from Washington's previous relationship.

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