...that wrote two of the greats. Sad news that writer Alan Simpson has died, aged 87, who along with Ray Galton wrote two of the greatest comedies of all time, “Hancock's Half Hour” and “Steptoe and Son”.
...R.I.P. Bill Kerr. Been a bit slack in posting about Bill Kerr after he died last week, aged 92, shockingly slack when he was major part in one of my all time favourites. Hancock's Half hour.
...it should have been Sir Eric. A national disgrace that Eric Sykes who entertained the country through eight decades has died without such recognition.
...Did she die in vain?...brave Hungarian peasant girl, she forced King John to sign the pledge at Runnymede and close the boozers at half past ten. Is all this to be forgotten?