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Porridge Motel

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A cosy nest for fans of gentle British comedy (punnery, word play, spoonerisms, self deprecation and silly noises).

Do some pretend porridge and while away the hours with like-minded souls, lamenting the passing of comedy giants Benny, Spike, and now Ronnie Barker.

<sigh>

And now, it's 'goodnight' from me.

ConsulFlaminicus, Oct 06 2005

I often think what a sad loss to british comedy was the early death of Richard Beckinsale http://www.porridge.org.uk/richard.html
[po, Oct 06 2005]

The Two Ronnies http://www.televisi...n.co.uk/tworons.htm
Never again will we see the likes of Piggy Malone & Charley Farley <dabs away a tear>. [DrBob, Oct 06 2005]

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       //comedy giants Benny// The bloke from Crossroads?
coprocephalous, Oct 06 2005
  

       I know there is some division of opinion over whether Benny Hill is in the same 'class' as some of his peers, but for his Fred Scuttle character alone I think he deserves to be called a comedy giant.
ConsulFlaminicus, Oct 06 2005
  

       Oh, I saw "motel" in the title and thought "Crossroads"
coprocephalous, Oct 06 2005
  

       Do fans of gentle British comedy occasionally find themselves on the road?   

       This here for the bed & breakfast minded?
reensure, Oct 06 2005
  

       hugs DrBob
po, Oct 06 2005
  
      
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