Bill Owen In Profile

Bill Owen, 1914 - 1999 Bill Owen will always be remembered for his role as Compo in Last Of The Summer Wine, a role he played from 1973 up until his death in 1999.Quick BioBorn William John Owen Rowbot...

Johnny Speight – In Profile

Johnny Speight, 1920 - 1998 Firstly, the boring bits: we've compiled this post from information available to us at the time and therefore it may not contain as much detail as we might like.  If and when more d...
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Clive Dunn – In Profile

Clive Dunn - 1920 - 2012 Perhaps best known for his work as Lance Corporal Jones in Dad's Army he would go on to play many roles as an older person.Quick BioBorn in Covent Garden, London, Dunn's parent...

Roy Clarke At 90

Roy Clarke, What A Legacy! As we approach the ten years since Last Of The Summer Wine left our screens, it's worth remembering that creator and scriptwriter Roy Clarke turned 90 this year.In a writing care...

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...