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The Bona Innocence Of Youth – Polari and The BBC

As a child, Sundays had a certain set piece feel to them. A roast lunch for sure. For some years the Archaeologist and I were dispatched to the local Sunday school at a Methodist Church in Upper Caterham where I … Continue reading

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Radio Gaga

During my month of Nano Num-Nums (if these mean nothing have a look at the tab at the top of the page) I concentrated on TV and the comedy shows that resonated with me at various points in my life. … Continue reading

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Nano Num-Nums No.22

June Whitfield played Edina’s mother in Abfab. She has had a long career. Here’s her take of the scandalous Jane Birkin/Serge Gainsboro Je T’aime with Frankie Howard from the 70’s. Then one from my dad’s youth – 1953 and Take it From here … Continue reading

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