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Bernard Bresslaw - Photograph Signed co-signed by Dorothy Bromiley
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BERNARD BRESSLAW and DOROTHY BROMILEY. Postcard Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Penelope/With best wishes/Bernard Bresslaw". B/w, 3½x5½, affixed to 5x6½ album leaf. Captioned at lower margin. Publicity photograph for the 1957-1958 BBC TV series, The Army Game, in which Bresslaw starred as Private "Popeye" Popplewell. Verso is signed: "Dorothy Bromiley". Magazine photograph, b/w, 1¼x1½, affixed at lower right corner. British comic actor BERNARD BRESSLAW (1934-1993) is perhaps best known for his 14 Carry On films, which were released from 1965 (beginning with Carry On Cowboy) through 1975. Bresslaw, who also acted in several other feature films, including Men of Sherwood Forest (1954, his first film), Jabberwocky (1977), Krull (1983) and Leon the Pig Farmer (1992), also appeared on television, including the series, Our House (1961-1962), and on the stage. British actress DOROTHY BROMILEY (born in 1930) appeared in several feature films after making her debut in 1953 in The Girls of Pleasure Island. She also appeared in episodes of the TV series, The Adventures of Robin Hood (1957). Album leaf is lightly creased and soiled. Irregular lower edge from removal from bound book. Overall, fine condition. - Please contact us if you have any questions or require additional information. DOCUMENT 159936

“Computer Says No”. Doctor Who and the Original Ice Warriors

The Tardis crew had a very cold time of it in the latter part of 1967. A six part adventure set in the Himalayas was succeeded by a six part adventure set during the onset of a new Ice Age. At some point in “the future” we learn that humanity has decided to get rid of nearly all plant life on earth to make room for extra living quarters. As a consequence, guess what, the loss of photosynthesis has resulted in sudden devastating climate change – in fact – another impending ice age. So this is a time to wrap up very warm indeed- or so you’d think. The episodes of this adventure are strangely and evocatively numbered with great glacier shaped digits looming up against an frozen wilderness as soon as each set of credits has played. A scientific base is trying, in concert with others at the same latitude scattered around the world, to hold back the glaciers with ionizers. The women are mini-skirted and look more suited to a David Bailey shoot than an arctic expedition, a fact which amused Jamie no end but offends Victoria, whose sartorial standards are more, well, Victorian. Victoria is, incidentally, even screamier than usual for this adventure – and seeing as the whole story is set in an avalanche zone, the screamyness is even more inconvenient. The Ice Warriors themselves are led by Varga – a giant inhabited by giant actor Bernard Bresslaw – famous as “likable not very bright enormous friend of Sid James” in successive Carry On films. The warriors are very heavy on ssssssibilantsssss in conversation, which makes them almost as slow as the stupid humans when it comes to formulating a plan. Note Angus Lennie, who would also appear in a stereotypically Scottish capacity in Terror of the Zygons and who is most famous for being best pals with Steve McQueen in The Great Escape – you know – the little guy who goes crazy when one of the... Lennie plays a scavenger called Storr, a man whose hatred for all things scientific leads him to think he can cut a better deal with the Ice Warriors than with his fellow humans at the science base. As Leader Clent, Barkworth is the embodiment of querulous impotence – hamstrung by his computer dependency – he will allow everyone around him to perish before he dares make a decision of any kind. Source: conradbrunstrom

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  • The Saturday briefing: Knowledge is power

    01/15/16 ,via

    A - BERNARD Bresslaw (1934-1993) was born in the East End of London and gained a scholarship to Rada where he won the Emile Little Award for Most Promising Actor. He appeared in a number of straight dramas before he got his big break in 1957 when 

  • New wave of women writers crashes into macho world of sitcoms ... and hilarity ensues

    01/10/16 ,via The Guardian

    Probably a bit of an exageration but, Miranda is the ultimate example. I've yet to find a single person who finds her and her show remotely funny. Looking and acting like Bernard Bresslaw from a 1960s carry on film and falling over like Norman Wisdom


RT @hellothisisivan: Imagining Carry On Campus: K Williams as a beleaguered vice-chancellor, Bernard Bresslaw as a hate preacher, Renee Hou… 02/03/16, @alisapower
RT @hellothisisivan: Imagining Carry On Campus: K Williams as a beleaguered vice-chancellor, Bernard Bresslaw as a hate preacher, Renee Hou… 02/03/16, @TheDaiLlew
RT @hellothisisivan: Imagining Carry On Campus: K Williams as a beleaguered vice-chancellor, Bernard Bresslaw as a hate preacher, Renee Hou… 02/03/16, @outonbluesix


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  • People from Stepney

    Books LLC, Wiki Series. 2010. ISBN: 1155479092,9781155479095. 274 pages.

    Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 59. Chapters: Bernard Bresslaw, Des O'Connor, Lionel Bart, Arnold Wesker, Alma Cogan, Ashley Cole, Terence Stamp, Frank Paton, Clive Allen, Jah Wobble, Steven Berkoff, Alexander Kennedy, Norman Giller, Roy Shaw, Darren Purse, David Gold, Terry Marsh, Richard Mead, Kenney Jones, George Hall, Terry Chimes, Kenny Lynch, Laurie Abrahams, Roy Marsden, Paul Linger, Bombardier Billy Wells, Anita Dobson, Michael Geare, Terence Donovan, Laurence Juber, Nicky Cook, Jack Kid Berg, David Kerslake, Geoff Hamilton, Lee Goodwin, Craig Fairbrass, Thomas King, Billy Walker, Barry Silkman, Terry McDonald, Laurence Gomme, Victor Guazzelli, Charles Tilstone Beke, Matthew Garber, Paul Miller, State of Bengal, Nicola Walker, Vic Groves, George Douglas, Alfred George Drake, Monty Sunshine, Terry Lee, Nat Temple, Gerry Ward, Dave Rainford, Maria Newell, Mildred Gordon, Mark Lazarus, Charles Coborn, Harry Landis, Jerry Murphy, Tony Mortimer, George Alfred Walker, George Jacks, William Burman, Phoebe Hessel, Micky Dulin, Terry Brisley, Doug Sheldon, Syd Bishop, Les Fell, Gordon Pembery, Sid Tickridge, Peter Hunt, George Petchey, Joe Durrell, Darren Pitcher, Dave Thomas, Bill Roffey. Excerpt: Alma Cogan (19 May 1932 - 26 October 1966) was an English singer of traditional pop music in the 1950s and early 1960s. Dubbed "The Girl With the Laugh/Giggle/Chuckle In Her Voice," she was the highest paid British female entertainer of her era. Throughout the mid-1950s, she was the most consistently successful female singer in the UK. She was born Alma Angela Cohen Cogan in Whitechapel, East London, England, of Russian Jewish descent. Her parents Mark and Fay Cohen had another daughter, the future actress Sandra Caron, four or five years later and Alma Cogan also had a brother. Mark Cohen's work as a haberdasher involved opening stores in different areas; this entail...

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  • The Saturday briefing: Knowledge is power

    01/16/16 ,via The Daily Express

    Q - I OFTEN wonder about the actor Bernard Bresslaw who I thought was a wonderful performer in shows such as The Army Game and the Carry On films. He always seemed to play such glum and uneducated roles but did he ever perform in his normal voice in roles ...

  • For services to sexually repressed British smut

    01/01/16 ,via When Saturday Comes

    I dunno about them being unemployable elsewhere. Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Joan Sims, Kenneth Connor, Peter Butterworth, Hattie Jacques, Terry Scott, and Bernard Bresslaw all had regular employment in TV and radio, several with their own series.

  • Goggle-eyed, MPs heard of barmy Miss B's Arabian tent: QUENTIN LETTS on yesterday in Parliament

    11/20/15 ,via Daily Mail

    If only we still had Bernard Bresslaw to play her. Goggle-eyed MPs on the Commons public administration committee held their latest hearing into Kids Company. For years the charity extracted some £45million from naive politicians hypnotised by barmy ...


Bernard Bresslaw - IMDb

Bernard Bresslaw, Actor: Krull. A RADA scholar who was spotted by Laurence Olivier, Bernard Bresslaw got professional security from the "Carry On" films but was ...

Bernard Bresslaw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bernard Bresslaw; Born: Bernard Bresslaw (1934-02-25) 25 February 1934 Stepney, London, England: Died: 11 June 1993 (1993-06-11) (aged 59) Regent's Park, London, England

Bernard Bresslaw - Biography - IMDb

A RADA scholar who was spotted by Laurence Olivier, Bernard Bresslaw got professional security from the "Carry On" films but was typecast (as TV's ...

Obituary: Bernard Bresslaw | People | News | The Independent

Bernard Bresslaw, actor: born London 25 February 1934; married (three sons); died London 11 June 1993. I CLEARLY remember the day I met Bernard Bresslaw ...

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Bernard Bresslaw: A Tribute To A British Comedy Legend Who Was So Much ...

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