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Billy Bunter

  • Monday 24th February 2020, 6:06pm [Edited]
  • The Sussex Coast, England
  • 1,226 posts

Forthcoming guests on Sunday Night at the London Palladium with potential interest to those on this site include:

1 March: Peter Cook & Dudley Moore (along with The Searchers and Peter, Paul & Mary)
8 March: Frankie Howerd plus Arthur Haynes (along with The Hollies and Pete Seger)
15 March: Michael Bentine (along with Cliff Richard)
22 March: Spike Milligan (along with David Nixon, Paul & Barry Ryan and Russ Conway)

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john tregorran

  • Monday 24th February 2020, 7:37pm
  • mornington,victoria, Australia
  • 995 posts

I can't remember ever seeing Michael Bentine or Spike as stand up comedians.

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paulted

  • Monday 24th February 2020, 10:01pm
  • 127 Inkerman Terrace, Newcastle, England
  • 604 posts
Quote: Billy Bunter @ 24th February 2020, 6:06 PM

Forthcoming guests on Sunday Night at the London Palladium with potential interest to those on this site include:

1 March: Peter Cook & Dudley Moore
8 March: Frankie Howerd plus Arthur Haynes (along with The Hollies and Peter Seger)
15 March: Michael Bentine
22 March: Spike Milligan (along with David Nixon, Paul & Barry Ryan and Russ Conway)

Arthur Haynes!!!!!!! Must get the incontinence pants out. Bloody legend.

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Billy Bunter

  • Tuesday 25th February 2020, 3:01pm
  • The Sussex Coast, England
  • 1,226 posts

Talkingpicturestv (owned by Talking Pictures TV Ltd) won the 2.45 at Catterick today by 13 lengths @ 4/1

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Billy Bunter

  • Monday 20th April 2020, 9:51am [Edited]
  • The Sussex Coast, England
  • 1,226 posts

The opening paragraph of TPTV's latest newsletter for info:

"It's been difficult at Talking Pictures TV HQ this week. As you know we rely on adverts to pay all the bills to keep us on air for you all - for free. Without adverts, we have no way of putting a shilling or two in the meter and paying for all the film rights, the transmission centre, the satellites, the cables, etc. With the current situation we don't have any advertisers. There are no cruises, no holidays, no products to advertise as all the warehouses are closed, so we are grateful for any adverts we can get at the moment. In these difficult times I thought I should make you aware of the situation as sadly we don't get a license (sic) fee to help towards the costs. It's more important now than ever that you go forth as Talking Pictures TV ambassadors and spread the word in any way you can. There have been some great supporters of ours on Radio Shows ringing in to make people aware of us; also newspapers and articles talking about how Talking Pictures TV is their safe haven. I know everyone appreciates the work Dad and I do for you all, but honestly if there was ever a time we needed you to campaign for us, it is now."

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Chappers

  • Wednesday 20th May 2020, 9:15pm [Edited]
  • Surreyish., England
  • 30,933 posts

Watching Rumpole of the Bailey. Some very famous faces. Then I thought is that Liz Hurley? Sure enough it is.

I had to IMDB it to confirm this. Then I saw she has a Facebook page. It's terrible. All it has is loads of photos of her in bikinis.

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john tregorran

  • Wednesday 20th May 2020, 10:32pm
  • mornington,victoria, Australia
  • 995 posts

Not that I don't believe you but I feel it's my duty to check up on that.There's too much misinformation about at the moment.

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Paul Wimsett

  • Thursday 21st May 2020, 2:30pm [Edited]
  • Folkestone, United Kingdom
  • 3,379 posts
Quote: john tregorran @ 24th February 2020, 7:37 PM

I can't remember ever seeing Michael Bentine or Spike as stand up comedians.

Were you a regular of the Grafton Arms or the Windmill? I think they were passed their prime (or at least chose not to practice stand up) when VHSes came out so there's not that much video evidence.