Like Sid Field
Sunday 22nd October 2023
If a definition of a straight man is ever required, the entry should simply read: 'See Jerry Desmonde'. Comedy Chronicles recounts the career of the man once dubbed 'the prince of feeds', who worked with comics such as Sid Field and Norman Wisdom.
Sunday 17th September 2023
Julian Dutton looks at the comic strips that have featured comedians. Tony Hancock, Terry-Thomas, Harry Secombe and Ken Dodd were amongst those featured in publications like Film Fun - it's a rich history of how comedians were perceived.
Sunday 9th April 2023
Graham McCann looks at the formation and membership of show business clubs The Grand Order of Water Rats and Masonic Chelsea Lodge No 3098.
Sunday 1st November 2020
Sid Field is perhaps the single greatest and most influential comic the western world has ever produced - but there's a very good chance you've never heard of him until now.
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