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uncle mick wrote: Lots of info herehttp://www.leodis.net/playbills/default.asp this is great - I din't know it existed on Leodis. Look at this:http://www.leodis.net/playbills/enlarge ... 90"Leeds's own"Bruce Forsyth too - although I must admit I've never been able to stand him.    
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Trojan wrote: uncle mick wrote: Lots of info herehttp://www.leodis.net/playbills/default.asp this is great - I din't know it existed on Leodis. Look at this:http://www.leodis.net/playbills/enlarge ... 90"Leeds's own"Bruce Forsyth too - although I must admit I've never been able to stand him.     I am afraid Frankie was born a scouser    

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jim wrote: I went to see Lonnie Donegan at the Empire and was very impressed by the compere's stand-up comedy routines - a very young Des O'Connor. A shame he started singing and wearing pullovers. However, I always enjoyed his routine reciting "The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God" with Jack Douglas supplying the hand/arm movements, it cracked me up every time I saw it. I remember that sketch with Jack Douglas,top banana.Is it availalble anywhere ?
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Thanks Buffalo.

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uncle mick wrote: Trojan wrote: uncle mick wrote: Lots of info herehttp://www.leodis.net/playbills/default.asp this is great - I din't know it existed on Leodis. Look at this:http://www.leodis.net/playbills/enlarge ... 90"Leeds's own"Bruce Forsyth too - although I must admit I've never been able to stand him.     I am afraid Frankie was born a scouser     I know. And another of the bills calls Ken Platt "Leeds's own" too and he was born in Leigh.
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Quite a lot of the famous comedians appeared in pantomimes. I can remember the likes of Norman Evans (over the garden wall), Albert Modley (and his Leeds tram drumkit) Sandy Powell (can you hear me mother?) etc. Happy days!
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Trojan wrote: uncle mick wrote: Lots of info herehttp://www.leodis.net/playbills/default.asp this is great - I din't know it existed on Leodis. Look at this:http://www.leodis.net/playbills/enlarge ... 90"Leeds's own"Bruce Forsyth too - although I must admit I've never been able to stand him.     This is news to me too - still can't see Chico MarxI like the subtextBruce Forsyth - New Style ComedianIris Sadley - Saucy but niceFrancois and Zandra - Novelty dancers

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The manager's name Leo A Lion on the playbill is amusing. Presumably made up, but you never know!
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I saw Monty Python at the Grand in the mid 70s
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drapesy wrote: I saw Monty Python at the Grand in the mid 70s I also saw them. Very funny. I've still got a poster that I bought then. They had a rude closing notice beamed as the audience was moving away at the end, though probably many missed it.     
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