Les Dawson In Profile

Les Dawson, 1931 - 1993 Les Dawson was one of Britain's best loved comics, master of the monologue, nobody could tell a Mother In Law joke quite like Les Dawson.  Most importantly Les Dawson was not just a com...

Arthur Lowe – In Profile

Arthur Lowe, 1915 - 1982 Perhaps always remembered for his role as Captain George Mainwaring in Dad's Army,  However he had a long and varied career that lasted right up until his death in 1982.Quick Bio ...

Sid James – In Profile

Sid James, 1913 - 1976 Sid James is perhaps best known for his many appearances in the successful Carry On series and as long suffering Father in Bless This House.James initially made his name as Tony Hanc...

Barry Evans In Profile

Barry Evans, 1943 - 1997 Barry Evans was the youthful looking actor who will be best remembered for his roles in the Doctor In The .....series and the hugely popular Mind Your Language.Whist he had no furt...

Stan Boardman

Stan Boardman is best associated with his Germans jokes and his success on the hit ITV show The Comedians.  In more recent years he's dissappeared off our screens after causing outrage on the Des O' Connor Show...

David Croft, In Profile

David Croft - 1922 - 2011 Major David John Croft, OBE (born David John Andrew Sharland; 7 September 1922 – 27 September 2011) was an English writer, producer and director.He is perhaps best remembered for ...
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Sir Norman Wisdom OBE

Sir Norman Wisdom OBE, 4th February 1915 – 4th October 2010 All too often forgotten about these days, but Norman Wisdom holds a special place in British comedy lover's hearts with a career that spanned fifty y...

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...