Month: December 2018

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Ken Dodd: His Writer of 30 Years Speaks Out (Part 2)

Barry Reeves was the comedy writer for Ken Dodd for over 30 years, here he continues talking of their working relationship and close friendship to the very end. If you missed it you can read Part 1 of this article here. Ken Dodd: Audience, Shows & Nerves A lot of people stated they were friends of…
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Ken Dodd: His Writer of 30 Years Speaks Out (Part 1)

Barry Reeves was Ken Dodd’s comedy writer for over 30 years, keeping himself in the background, while serving up some of Doddy’s most favourite routines. Barry was never one for the personal limelight. Modest in attitude but talented with pen. Their working relationship turned to a close family friendship. Here in this two-part series, Barry…
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Book Review: George Best A Memoir by Michael Parkinson

Michael Parkinson was friends with George Best (1946-2005) for over 30 years; if anyone could shed light on this genesis of a footballer surely, he could. Yet throughout the book (George Best: A Memoir) it contains memories as the title suggests, but does not shed any new light on this complex but highly charismatic footballer.…
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