Award-winning British Comedian Victoria Wood dies

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The UK lost one of it’s much loved comedian/writers today with the untimely death today of the multi-talented Victoria Wood at the age of 62.  Since she burst on to British television in 1974 by winning the ATV talent show New Faces, Wood became one of the most popular award-winning comic performers of her generation.  Her … Continue reading

Mrs Merton : a true British comic legend

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Mrs Merton is a quintessential British TV legend.  The creation of the brilliant comedienne/writer Caroline Ahearne, this ‘elderly’ agony aunt was the host of an BAFTA Award-winning mock TV chat show that ran for three years from 1995 on the BBC.  Celebrities lined up to be her guest even though none of them were spared … Continue reading

Vintage (unedited) Lily Savage

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Lily Savage is one of the rare breed of Drag Queens who enjoyed mainstream commercial success without every having to water down her extremely potty-mouth and totally political-incorrect act.  He started out in 1978, but it was his 8 year stint performing at London’s gay mecca The Royal Vauxhall Tavern that brought him fame and … Continue reading

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