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Gervais wrote: Fri Jan 28, 2022 4:23 pm
Francis Bacon wrote: Thu Jan 27, 2022 10:57 am Barry Cryer has died. The world is now a less funny place.
I've got tickets for a recording of ISIHAC in a couple of weeks. Was rather hoping he might still be on the panel. RIP old chap.
Gyles Brandreth was discussing the matter on TV yesterday. Apparently Barry Cryer was aware that he was fading and uttered the magnificent line, 'I'm so close to death that I dare not even buy green bananas.'

RIP indeed.
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Barry Cryer was a one off who made millions laugh over a long period of time. My wife worked with him on a book many years ago, sadly I never did get to meet him, a true comedy genius who wrote gags for some of the best.
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hindmost wrote: Thu Feb 17, 2022 8:29 pm Jack Smethurst has left us..

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-60413464
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Local to me.
1964 Olympic Silver Medallist Robbie Brightwell, has completed his last race. Married Ann Packer.
All round good egg apparently.
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Klaus Schulze, German electronic musician has left us ;

https://www.synthtopia.com/content/2022 ... age-of-74/

(for those unfamiliar with his work, a quick Google search for "Shoreless Two" will enlighten).
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Tony Brooks has passed away. F1 is a world away from what it was like in his day.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/ ... s-obituary
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hindmost wrote: Sun May 08, 2022 4:09 pm Dennis Waterman has left us ;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-61372712
He was on everything in the 70-80s, he buggered up his career by admitting he knocked his wife ( Rula Lenska) about.
It took him a long while to get back in the limelight. Loved some of the parts he played, I had no time for him as a person.
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Who has never imitated running slowly to this guy's music?


Vangelis dies
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Liked his music, but as at the time, I was working 6 or 7 day weeks and long hours with not much access to info about him, other than some dj speaking at light speed.
So I thought his name was Jonnanvangelis.
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