Dave Allen At Large – 1971

The original sit down comedian from his early shows.

Dressed in a suit, sat on his stool with his trademark glass of whiskey ( it was actuallly Ginger Ale) and a cigarette the master of observation gave his observations on life, the Irish, God, traffic, smoking, the Bible, life and death.  This post covers his 1970’s show for the BBC.


Dave Allen does what he does best presents us with his musings on a variety of subjects mixed with specially filmed sketches.








Starring: Dave Allen


Channel: BBC1
Material Written By: Dave Allen
Year Of Broadcast: 1971 – 1979


Dave Allen material is rarely repeated at the comedian’s own request. On a recent BBC Radio 2 documentry his son stated that Dave Allen believed in moving forwrd and not looking back.


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