Person    | Female  Born 22/7/1943  Died 26/2/2009

Wendy Richard, MBE

Categories: Humour, TV & Radio

Actor best known as Pauline Fowler in the soap, East Enders, and as Miss Brahms in Are You Being Served?, alongside John Inman. She also had a number 1 hit in 1962 with Mike Sarne, Come Outside, one of the first comedy hits.
Born Middlesbrough. Died London.
Odd fact: The name Wendy was practically unknown until J.M.Barrie used it for the Darling's little girl in Peter Pan.

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Wendy Richard, MBE

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Wendy Richard

Wendy's parents were landlord and landlady at the pub when she was a child.

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Dick Emery

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Eric Morecambe, OBE

Eric Morecambe, OBE

Comedian.  Born John Eric Bartholomew in Morecambe, Lancashire.  Partnered by Ernie Wise their first joint TV show was in 1954 and the last in 1983, with the Christmas specials being national event...

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Khaki

Khaki

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Fiction, Humour, Theatre

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Sir P. G. Wodehouse

Sir P. G. Wodehouse

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Sir Osbert Lancaster

Sir Osbert Lancaster

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Person, Art, Humour

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