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Just as Breivik's views on Islam did not deserve a hearing by the right, so the left should not use Woolwich to make its case on foreign policy A policewoman in Woolwich looks at flowers left by members of the public where the soldier Lee Rigby was killed. Comment?
This week's Viral Video Chart is guaranteed to give you a good cry - but we can offer you tears of laughter, as well as tears of sadness. Comment?
Plans to restore a Grade II listed pier in north Wales have been boosted with a heritage lottery grant of nearly A 600,000. The money will be used by Conwy council to develop plans to restore Victoria Pier in Colwyn Bay to its former glory. Comment?
Almost 29 years to the day since Eric Morecambe died, I was performing in the theatre where he collapsed, the Roses in Tewkesbury. Comment?
Eddie Braben wrote the sketches that turned Morecambe and Wise into comedy superstars: the TV piano act with 'Andrew Preview' , the Christmas spectaculars and all those 'plays wot I wrote'. But the gag-writer, who died this week aged 82, nearly passed up the chance to work with Eric and Ernie - and they nearly rejected him. Comment?
Comic Benny Hill died in 1992, aged 68, a year after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Comment?
Teddington Studios honoured comic duo Morecambe and Wise with a blue plaque on Sunday at the location where many of their shows were filmed. Eric Morecambe's widow Joan and his daughter Gail unveiled the plaque on Sunday. Photo: Doug McKenzie. Comment?
KEN Dodd led the tributes to Liverpool-born comedy writer Eddie Braben, who has died aged 82 after a short illness. Comment?
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Comedy writer Eddie Braben, the "third man" behind the successful duo of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, died yesterday aged 82, his manager said. Comment?
... who has died aged 82, was best known for his outstanding 14-year association with the television comedians Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise . It was thanks to him that Wise started talking about the plays "what he had wrote - sometimes 26 in one day". ... Comment?
Comedy writer Eddie Braben, the third man behind the success of Morecambe and Wise, died today at the age of 82, his manager said. Comment?
... of movement on set, but no punchline from the straight men of comedy. And until Tony Pulis can sign his Eric Morecambe, or somehow hypnotise Sammy Bangoura into believing he's actually a professional footballer and not the scarlet pimpernel, there ... Comment?
Comedy writer Eddie Braben, the third man behind the success of Morecambe and Wise, has died at the age of 82, his manager said. Comment?
Mr Braben appeared on the recent BBC1 'My Hero' programme about Eric, hosted by Miranda Hart.the "The Morecambe and Wise Show became more important than Christmas," he said on the show. Comment?
... North Wales, died following a short illness. 'The Golden Triangle': British comedians Ernie Wise, left, and Eric Morecambe, right, pointing to their writer Eddie Braben, centre, at the BBC Television Centre in West London in the late 1960s Ms Farnes ... Comment?
It's testament to the unassuming Liverpudlian's writing skills that Eric and Ernie were never quite as good before they teamed up with Braben, or after Ernie Wise, left, and Eric Morecambe pointing to their writer Eddie Braben who stands between them at the BBC Television Centre The Andre Previn sketch. Comment?
The comedy duo looked uncomfortable on television until Braben came on board. But how did he turn them into comedy legends? In his memoirs The Book What I Wrote, Eddie Braben, who has died at the age of 82, reports a conversation with the Duke of Edinburgh at a showbiz event. Comment?
The Thick of It, Veep and Peep Show writer Simon Blackwell on how the beautiful rhythms of Braben's jokes made him the comedy writer's comedy writer Eddie Braben's work for Morecambe and Wise ranks among the best and funniest of any British comic writing because in many ways it defines it. Comment?
He was a key member of the Morecambe and Wise team, and was credited with contributing to their huge success by introducing comic elements of their off-stage relationship into their act. Comment?