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Monty Python – “Crucifixion”

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Talken News

The village of Talke is in Staffordshire, England, four miles north-west of Newcastle-under-Lyme. There once was a fruit and veg. shop and Post Office called ‘Vince’s.’  This store or typically northerners 1970s con-vience shop was in Unity Way, Talke. Which was, and still is in a rather shabby council estate built in the 1970’s. Full […]

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Uncle Pete & Vic Reeves on British TV in 1994

His long-running Charlie Chuck stage act often involved the destruction of a drum kit and was peppered by references to fantasy characters including One Eyed Dog, Cakey Pig and a Donkey. The words “Donkey!” and “Woof! Bark! Donkey!” shouted out more-or-less at random had been part of his Charlie Chuck act and became his ‘Uncle […]

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Comedy

Burn the Witch – Monty Python – The Holy Grail

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Comedy Legends & Myths

Luck of the Irish

Waiting on Live-Scores on the BBC last Saturday to see if Aston Villa had beat Stoke City FC’s number one rivals and archenemies: West Brom in the Premiership play off Championship final and a Birmingham Derby .., There’s this knock at me back door .., On answering this rude intrusion, open the door, only half […]