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#681 Old Frightful

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 12:27 PM

Oh dear, how very sad.

 

A fantastic comedy actor who I think of just about every time I pick a brush up. 

 

RIP Trig.


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#682 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 12:42 PM

Bloody hell

What a great character actor he was


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#683 Johnoco

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 03:08 PM

Damn shame about Trigger, he was brilliant.

Rodney: 'Trig why do you always call me Dave? My name is Rodney'

Trigger: 'So what's Dave, a sort of nickname?'

Edit: rather bizarrely I have just turned on the radio and it was playing Bohemian Rhapsody. But the first line as it came on was...'trigger now he's dead'. There must be a tv series in that.!

Edited by Johnoco, 16 January 2014 - 05:36 PM.

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#684 Padge

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 08:14 PM

R.I.P. Dave



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#685 Futtocks

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 11:22 AM

Hiroo Onoda, the Japanese soldier who refused to surrender after World War Two ended and spent 29 years in the jungle has died aged 91 in Tokyo.

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#686 marklaspalmas

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 01:18 PM

Hiroo Onoda, the Japanese soldier who refused to surrender after World War Two ended and spent 29 years in the jungle has died aged 91 in Tokyo.

 

Was going to post that. He was quite a character. I saw him on TV when I was living in Japan. Im not sure younger japanese generations were quite sure what to make of him.


 

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#687 Wolford6

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 09:36 PM

Was going to post that. He was quite a character. I saw him on TV when I was living in Japan. Im not sure younger japanese generations were quite sure what to make of him.

 

 

It would have been good if he went on the Japanese version of I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here.


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Posted 18 January 2014 - 10:55 AM

It would have been good if he went on the Japanese version of I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here.

 

Aye. It'd be the longest running TV show ever. 40 odd years! ;)


 

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#689 bearman

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Posted 18 January 2014 - 01:36 PM

Aye. It'd be the longest running TV show ever. 40 odd years! ;)

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 04:59 PM

Christopher Chataway


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#691 Old Frightful

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 06:56 PM

I have just turned on the radio and it was playing Bohemian Rhapsody. But the first line as it came on was...'trigger now he's dead'. There must be a tv series in that.!

As you might expect, there seems to be some spooky goings on in the obituary thread.

We've just had two posts with the word "running" in them and then a post announcing the death of Chris Chataway.

Be afraid....

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 07:25 AM

Pete Seeger.
Incredible influence on the folk scene on both sides of the Atlantic.
As a teenager I was a huge fan.
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#693 Wolford6

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 10:17 AM

Grand Old Man of the folk movement.

 

He was, however, seriously wrong about Dylan going electric. I'm sure he came to realise this.

 

Either way, his legacy in the USA is immense.

 

 

RIP Pete.


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#694 Martyn Sadler

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 10:16 AM

Grand Old Man of the folk movement.

 

He was, however, seriously wrong about Dylan going electric. I'm sure he came to realise this.

 

Either way, his legacy in the USA is immense.

 

 

RIP Pete.

Seeger was an iconic folk singer, very ably supported by the Weavers, who illustrated that the best songs are those that convey the simplest message.

 

But on the subject of being seriously wrong, throughout most of his life he was a dedicated Stalinist, who only curtailed his admiration for Uncle Joe late in his life.

 

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#695 Bedford Roughyed

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Posted 02 February 2014 - 06:45 PM

RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Brilliant actor.
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#696 gingerjon

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Posted 02 February 2014 - 07:06 PM

RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Brilliant actor.


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#697 HOLYMOLY

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Posted 02 February 2014 - 07:07 PM

RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Brilliant actor.


Agreed,mesmerising .

#698 Futtocks

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 10:24 AM

Also, over the weekend, Anna Gordy Gaye and Maximilian Schell.

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 11:22 AM

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#700 Futtocks

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 11:29 AM

Also gone recently, Dave Higgs (from Eddie & the Hot Rods).


A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)





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