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  1. ALUN Cochrane's son is his biggest critic.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

    Who needs to worry about scathing reviews when your nearest and dearest ranks you below the dog - and the rest of the family for that matter - in terms of comedy appeal? Alun told Weekend: "We were on our way to school and he said he was going to put the family into 'an order'. I came last and the dog came top.

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  2. My portrait of Eric really packs a punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... portrait painter. But Rob has swapped boxing canvas for an artist's canvas and created a knockout likeness of Eric Morecambe which is set to go on public display. The ex-fighter's portrait of Eric comes with approval from the comedian's family and ...

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  3. Simon Plumb and 'Charlie' are set to perform at the Vaudeville Variety Show in Lymm this JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Warrington Guardian

    LYMM Panto's big brother, the Vaudeville Variety Show, is coming to the village for a night of burlesque dancing, adult humour and outrageous sketches. The show will see the Lymm Panto cast reunited after the hugely successful 'Best of Lymm Panto' run last year and, with the variety show expected to be just as popular, people are urged to buy tickets fast.

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  4. Stalwart of Morecambe and Carnforth pub trade dies, aged 102Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... and Gertrude Snelson. She attended Miss Nelson's school with Thora Hird who was a close friend and remembers Eric Morecambe going to the same school. She often told stories of her theatrical family as her father sang with the Morecambe Amateurs and ...

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  5. Ant and Dec: Why do we love them so much?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Radio Times

    ... best-known entertainers in Britain and yet quite a lot of us don't know which one is which. We all knew that Eric Morecambe was the big one with glasses and the sense of humour (only kidding, I love Ernie). We can all tell Dudley Moore and Peter ...

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  6. Why Bob Hoskins didn't make the final cut of Bafta's in memoriam slotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Independent

    Video tributes to departed stars have become a standard part of awards ceremonies. But who decides who is included - and who is left out? Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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  7. An interview with the Church: Kate Henderson, Town & Country Planning AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | 24dash

    Kate Henderson has a shameful secret. She likes planners. Just as well then that she heads the Town & Country Planning Association.

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  8. It's Our Saturday Night Attitude Dance! - There's Only ONE Song Possible for TonightRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Aquarius Papers

    February 9, 1964, the world changed forever, thanks to Ed Sullivan and 4 young men from Liverpool. All 73 million of us who watched them that night knew something major had happeneda ..

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  9. I'd love to get a knighthood... but hate taxman's letters, says Ken ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Daily Mail

    I'd love to get a knighthood... but hate taxman's letters, says Ken Dodd: Entertainer reveals he can't understand why he is yet to receive the honour Comedian Ken Dodd, 87 , who was made an OBE in 1982 for services to showbusiness and charity, said he would like to receive a knighthood during an awards ceremony in London on Tuesday Dodd, 87, said: 'Of course I would like one [a knighthood], it would keep my ears warm in bed. No but seriously, I don't know why I have not had one.

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  10. New images of the Fab Four emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Blackpool Today

    The earliest known colour footage of The Beatles showing the Fab Four backstage at a gig in Blackpool is set to be auctioned off this week. The three-and-a-half minute film, which shows John, Paul, George and Ringo at the ABC Theatre on Church Street, in 1964, has emerged for the first time.

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  11. Superhero Captain Scarlett actor leaves almost A 2million in his will to his familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Mirror.co.uk

    Actor Francis Matthews who was the voice of superhero Captain Scarlet in the classic 1960s TV puppet show left almost A 2 million to his family in his will. Matthews, who died aged 86 after a short illness last June , also played the title role in the BBC1 detective show Paul Temple.

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  12. PREVIEW: Barry CryerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Daily Echo

    Barry Cryer will bring his latest show, Twitters & Titters to the Regent Centre in Christchurch next Friday at 7.30pm. is the unchallenged king of the one- liners .

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  13. University celebrates 50th year in great styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    LANCASTER University is celebrating its 50th year and its Live at LICA entertainments set-up has plenty of high quality, contemporary theatre, dance, music and visual art in its spring season line-up. One of the most important venues in the UK for contemporary performance, Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts' opening week of the season includes a special 50th anniversary concert tonight given by the Piccadilly Dance Orchestra celebrating the life of one of the greatest showmen of all time, Jack Hylton.

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  14. Morecambe Gets Wise: Stamp of approval for Eric MorecambeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... of stamps paying tribute to Britain's best-loved comedians and speculation is growing that our very own Eric Morecambe may be on one of the stamps. This came after an announcement that a first day cover is being released on April 1 (April Fool's ...

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  15. GALLERY: A nostalgic look back at Skegness, featuring the Red Arrows, ...Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Skegness Standard

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The one of the Red Arrows was taken in 1981 as the flew over Skegness beach during carnival week with the remains of the pier following earlier storm damage.

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  16. GALLERY: A nostlgic look back at Skegness, featuring the Red Arrows,...Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Skegness Standard

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The one of the Red Arrows was taken in 1981 as the flew over Skegness beach during carnival week with the remains of the pier following earlier storm damage.

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    Jan 22, 2015 | Daily Star

    FUNNY MEN: Dermot O'Leary with Mrs Brown on stage during the 2015 National Television Awards at the O2 Arena [PA] The comedy star says making a feature length movie is much harder work than his TV series and he has resisted offers to i lm a sequel. Last year Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie took more than 4million at the box ofi ce in its i rst weekend of release.

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  18. Opinion: Miranda - a fond farewell or good riddance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in her inner circle. She confides in us with knowing looks and asides to camera, a technique she took from Eric Morecambe (one of her comedy "heroes"). The cosy setting amplifies the intimacy. Most of the action takes place in the shop, Gary's ...

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  19. 'Wolf Hall' Draws 3.9 Million Viewers in BBC Two DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    Miniseries Wolf Hall on BBC Two on Wednesday drew 3.9 million viewers in its U.K. debut, according to overnight ratings. The performance, which amounts to a 16.5 percent share of people watching TV in Britain at the time, is a strong one for the channel, which typically gets smaller audiences than the public broadcaster's flagship network BBC One.

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  20. Re-View: Old Mother Goose, York Theatre Royal, until January 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | York Press

    More than two weeks remain of serving up the Goose, keeping it fresh until the end of the month, and Damian Cruden and Dame Berwick Kaler 's cast continue to chase the laughter with gusto. Restored villain David Leonard's dandy, disdainful Dreaded Lurgi has really hit the straps since press night way back on December 12. His "wahey" after each punchline putdown recalls the great Eric Morecambe and his jousting jesting with Dame Berwick's Aggie Goosegog is becoming more competitive by the show, leaving each other breathless at one point.

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