Great People In Comedy Who Are Still Alive and Over 80? Page 4


Billy Bunter

  • Sunday 12th January 2020, 1:09pm
  • The Sussex Coast, England
  • 1,050 posts

Des (short for Desperate) O'Connor's 88th birthday today.


George Kaplan

  • Sunday 12th January 2020, 2:05pm
  • England
  • 4,488 posts
Quote: Billy Bunter @ 12th January 2020, 1:09 PM

Des (short for Desperate) O'Connor's 88th birthday today.

He was still touring a few years ago.

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A Horseradish

  • Sunday 12th January 2020, 4:52pm [Edited]
  • United Kingdom
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Some very good suggestions in the last few posts. As previously advised, my father and his mates (with ukuleles and in black face - there is photo evidence) came second to a then unknown Des O'Connor at the Bryan Michie talent show - at the Tooting Granada I think. Which says a lot about both of them. Not that I would wish to dwell unduly on what it says.