THE funeral of actor George Cole, best-known for playing crooked car salesman Arthur Daley in Minder, will be held today.
Cole, who died on Wednesday last week aged 90, starred alongside Dennis Waterman in the popular ITV drama, which ran from 1979 to 1994.
Waterman will give the eulogy at Cole's funeral, which is taking place at Reading Crematorium in Caversham.
Cole, who lived near Stoke Row, died in the Royal Berkshire Hospital surrounded by family following a short illness.
A full obituary will appear in this week's Henley Standard.