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Christmas Night with the Stars 1964

Jack Warner is in the chair for the 1964 Stars, introducing Billy Cotton, Dick Emery, Top of the Pops, Andy Stewart, Terry Scott & Hugh Lloyd, The Likely Lads, Richard Briers & Prunella Scales, Benny Hill and Kathy Kirby. 903 more words

BBC

THE PERFECT PACKAGE...apparently

Raising kids is not a job for the faint-hearted.  Babies and toddlers are a lot of physical work but parenting teenagers would melt the most robust brain. 427 more words

Throwback Thursday: 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' (1968)

Caractacus Potts (Dick Van Dyke) joins in with Me Ol’ Bamboo at the fair.

Throwback Thursday

The Benny Hill Theme + Any Car Chase, Really

“Yakety Sax” had a life before being inextricably tied to Benny Hill for all eternity. The pop/jazz instrumental was originally released by “Boots” Randolph in 1958 as a riff off The Coasters classic “Yakety Yak.” But it was only after being re-released in 1963 that it became a hit…and after being used as “antics” music on “The Benny Hill Show” that it became a legend. 29 more words

Movies

What's in a name?

Review of Dead Funny – Vaudeville Theatre

British comedians are definitely up there among the world’s greats. Stretching back through the years we’ve seen Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel, Kenneth Williams – all great entertainers who made us laugh, despite their own lives being far from perfect. 268 more words

Theatreland

500

May you live as long as you want to, and want to as long as you live.

Benny Hill

Journal

Southampton Project Intro

Today Susanna Edwards, Head of Visual Communication at the Cass (and current studio leader) introduced us to our major brief for the term leading up to Christmas. 662 more words

Illustration