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Michael Bentine

Michael Bentine

Comedian. Born as Michael James Bentin in Watford, Hertfordshire. He was a co-founder of the Goon Show, but left after the first series to pursue a solo career. His best remembered television progr...

Person, Humour, TV & Radio, Peru

3 memorials

Wilfrid Brambell

Wilfrid Brambell

Actor Born Dublin.  Played the 'dirty old man' in the TV series 'Steptoe and Son' with Harry H. Corbett and Paul McCartney's granddad in 'A hard day's night'.  Died in Westminster.

Person, Cinema, Humour, TV & Radio, Ireland

1 memorial

British Comedy Society / Dead Comics Society

British Comedy Society / Dead Comics Society

Originated in the front room of John Gatenbys' family home in Highgate, during a discussion concerning Peter Seller's nearby childhood home. Out of this the 'Dead Comics Society' was born and their...

Group, Community / Clubs, History, Humour

12 memorials

Marti Caine

Marti Caine

All round entertainer.  Died High Wycombe.

Person, Music / songs, Humour, TV & Radio

1 memorial

Roy Castle OBE

Roy Castle OBE

All round entertainer. Born Yorkshire.  Died at home at Gerrards Cross of lung cancer, although he was not a smoker.  Before his death he campaigned for more research into cancer and the campaign c...

Person, Music / songs, Dance, Humour, TV & Radio

1 memorial

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