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    Re: Brit movie/tv quiz.

    Don't remember Angela Rippon being in Top Gear, but top lady anyway :).

    Which actor connects the 70s spy drama Callan to the 80s sitcom The Gaffer?
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    Re: Brit Sitcom Game.

    Estelle had a surprisingly good voice and I remember he and Davies being on Top of the Pops at the time.

    Who played the indian in It Ain't Half Hot, Mum who did the monologues to camera? Clue...he...
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    Re: Let's Carry On.

    Which actress was Kenneth Connor's love interest in the first Carry On film?
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    Re: Brit Sitcom Game.

    Remember the hit that Estelle and Davies had with Whispering Grass in the mid-70s?
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    Re: Let's Carry On.

    Babs Windsor and Esma Cannon were both in the original series from the early 60s.
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    Re: RIP Windsor Davies

    Ah, yes, I had forgotten about his contribution to Terrahawks. Zero's verbal sparring with Dix-Huit was a delight.

    Agreed, no chance of It Ain't Half Hot, Mum being shown on terrestrial again, but...
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    Re: Cilla (RIP) did Disco too....

    I can't say that was much of a song and I was never much of a fan, but she was a good presenter imo and it is sad she is no longer with us. To be honest, I thought that Sheridan Smith did a better...
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    Yes, it was much more relaxed back then so long as you didn't play the fool. I was about the same age and there was no way that I looked 18. Off-licences were similar and I would more often get a can...
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    RIP Windsor Davies

    Very sad to hear that Windsor Davies had passed away at the age of 88, just 4 months after his wife. Best remembered for his roles in It Ain't Half Hot, Mum in the 70s and Never the Twain in the 80s,...
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    Re: Brit Sitcom Game.

    Yay, well done....and her response to Eli was often "You big girl's blouse!"
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    Re: Moments in History.

    I remember the Apollo Soyuz docking quite well. It was, of course, very big news at the time. It is my understanding that it was the last Apollo flight. Don't know if it is true but I read many years...
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    Re: Brit Sitcom Game.

    It was called No Job for a Lady, a title which would raise eyebrows today. :)

    Okay, how about this one.....

    In Nearest and Dearest, what was Eli's favourite insult to his sister, Nellie? (Jimmy...
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    Re: Private Eye

    My understanding is that Cook provided funding for the magazine but after it had been established for some time. I don't think he was involved in initial funding.
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    Re: Let's Carry On.

    Yep, spot on.
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    Re: Brit General Cinema Quiz.

    The film was The Killing of Sister George. Reid played a TV soap opera actress who is very insecure about her future on the show. Susannah York was her lesbian lover and Coral Brown played a TV...
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    A few of my childhood fears.....

    1. A photograph in a Thunderbirds annual showing all the people and equipment used to rescue a single person from something or other. My child's mind saw in the...
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    Re: Brit Sitcom Game.

    Yes. A ficticious department had to be created for the series, but quite often Hacker's department seemed to impinge on the territory of other departments.
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    Re: Brit General Cinema Quiz.

    No, not Jackson. The actress who played the TV soap star was also in Entertaining Mr Sloane. Co-starring was Mrs Vincent Price, a superb actress who I believe hailed from your neck of the woods,...
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    Re: Brit Sitcom Game.

    To the Manor Born is right. As you didn't see Yes, Minister, can you name the sitcom that Keith made in the 80s when she played an Member of Parliament?
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    Re: Let's Carry On.

    His biggest success was probably in the sitcom The Rag Trade and his surname is one of the most common in the english-speaking world.
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    Re: Let's Carry On.

    Again in Carry on Doctor, who played the vicar who performed the marriage ceremony between Frankie Howard and Joan Sims?
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    Re: Brit Sitcom Game.

    Maplin's.

    Well done for getting Queenie's Castle....glad to know someone else remembers the show.

    Name the very popular BBC sitcom that starred Penelope Keith and Peter Bowles.

    As I suspect...
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    Re: Brit movie/tv quiz.

    It was okay when Clarkson was a presenter back in the days when Top Gear had reports on driving issues and reviews of real cars that ordinary people could buy, but it just became a vehicle (no pun...
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    Re: Brit General Cinema Quiz.

    A groundbreaking film from the late 60s based on a stage play about a fading TV soap actress and her live-in lesbian lover.
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    Re: Brit Sitcom Game.

    Yes, that's right.
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