Yootha Joyce In Profile

Yootha Joyce 20th August 1927 - 24 August 1980 Perhaps best known for her role as Mildred Roper in the 1970's sitcoms Man About The House and George and Mildred, Yootha Joyce had an interesting and varied care...

Eric Sykes In Profile

Eric Sykes, 1923 - 2012 Eric Sykes was one of the last remaining Great British post-war comedians, a legend in his own right with a career that spanned over 50 years.  Perhaps best remembered for his sitcoms w...

John Le Mesurier In Profile

John Le Mesurier, 1912 - 1983 A self-confessed "jobbing actor", John Le Mesurier will perhaps be best remembered for his role as Sergeant Wilson in the hit BBC sitcom Dad's Army.  However Le Mesurier appeared ...
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Frankie Howerd In Profile

Frankie Howerd 1917 - 1992 Ooh, Aah, titter ye not, it's wicked to mock the afflicted.  All catchphrases we associate with legendary comedian Frankie Howerd. For almost sixty years Frankie Howerd made us laug...

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE, 1940 – Present

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE, 1940 - Present A national institution, Jimmy Tarbuck is one of Britain's best loved comedians and one the few all time greats still with us.Famous for hosting many a variety show such as...

Eddie Braben In Profile

Eddie Braben, 1930 - 2013 Eddie Braben was an British comedy writer and performer.He will be best remembered for providing material for Morecambe and Wise.  However he also wrote material for David Frost, ...
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Bob Monkhouse In Profile

Bob Monkhouse OBE 1928 - 2003Bob Monkhouse is one of this country's best remembered entertainers and all round comic genius.  Enjoying a career as a successful comedy writer, comedian and actor, he became a...
eric morecambe and ernie wise enjoyed tv success for over twenty years

The Morecambe And Wise Story

Were These Two Britain's Best Loved Double Act? The famous partnership of Morecambe and Wise, began in 1941, when they were each booked separately to appear in Jack Hylton's revue, Youth Takes a Bow at the Not...