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Original v Remake Weekend - The Italian Job (1969)

Director: Peter Collinson

Writer: Troy Kennedy-Martin (Screenplay)

Starring: Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone, Tony Beckley, Rossano Brazzi


Plot: Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam. 446 more words


Mr Wedding Planner: 158 days to go

Husband to wife: ‘I hear you’ve been telling everyone that I’m an idiot.’
Wife: ‘Sorry, I didn’t know it was a secret.’

Say cheeseeee! Smarties! Pannenkoek!?

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Birds and Bad Words (Pássaros e Palavrões)

Today I had a lesson with a Portuguese teacher via Skype. She follows me on Instagram so she asked me about a picture I’d posted of some birds that have made a home in a nesting box on our allotment. 382 more words


Le Roi nous ignore

Quelle performance going to see the vet today.

10 minutes before the appointment time, when we should have been on our way there, we were chasing Louis Catorze around the house, Benny Hill style (younger followers: ask your parents), as he darted under furniture and refused to be caught. 210 more words

Bob Monkhouse - Behind the Laughter

I’ve recently, after a long break, uploaded some archive bits and bobs to my YouTube channel, including this two part documentary from 2003.

Sadly part one cuts out early (presumably there was a late schedule change and the timer let me down) whilst uploading part two is proving to be rather problematic, since BBC Worldwide appear to have a block on even short clips of Tony Hancock’s BBC shows.  312 more words