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Alan Curtis (born 30 July 1930) is an English actor and announcer.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Online, formerly known as BBCi, is the BBC's online service.
Bernard McKenna (born 1944) is a Scottish writer/producer who has written, or co-written, many hours of British television comedy.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Christopher Timothy (born 14 October 1940) is a Welsh actor, television director and writer.
Clarence is a 1988 BBC situation comedy starring Ronnie Barker and Josephine Tewson, written by Ronnie Barker under the pseudonym "Bob Ferris" as an acknowledgement to Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, creators of Porridge.
The Colour Strike was an industrial action by technicians at all ITV companies from 13 November 1970 to 8 February 1971 (although some shows made during this period in black and white were having their first transmission as late as December 1971) who, due to a pay dispute with their management, refused to work with colour television equipment.
Sir David John White, (born 2 February 1940), known professionally by his stage name David Jason, is a British actor known especially for his comedic roles.
Derek Arthur Ware (27 February 1938 – 22 September 2015) was an English actor and stuntman, active from the late 1950s through the 1990s.
Diana Marilyn Quick (born 23 November 1946) is an English actress.
Frederick Charles JonesBirths, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916-2005.; at ancestry.com (born 12 September 1927) is an English character actor.
George Waring (20 February 1925 – 15 February 2010) was a British television actor from 1962 to 2000.
Graham Armitage (1936–1999) was an English film and television actor.
Graham Arthur Chapman (8 January 1941 – 4 October 1989) was an English comedian, writer, actor, author, and one of the six members of the British surreal comedy group Monty Python.
Hark at Barker is a 1969 British comedy series combining elements of sitcom and sketch show, which starred Ronnie Barker.
Hugh Leonard (9 November 1926 – 12 February 2009) was an Irish dramatist, television writer and essayist.
Hugh Thornton Walters (2 March 1939 – 13 February 2015) was a British actor.
Humphrey Barclay (born 24 March 1941, Dorking, Surrey, England) is a comedy executive and producer.
Joan Benham (17 May 1918 – 13 June 1981) was an English actress best known for her portrayal of Lady Prudence Fairfax in the ITV period drama series Upstairs, Downstairs.
Irene Joan Marion Sims (9 May 1930 – 27 June 2001) was an English actress remembered for her roles in the ''Carry On'' films, including Carry On Nurse (1959), Carry On Cleo (1964) and Carry On Camping (1969).
John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer.
John Herbert Sharp (–) was a British actor, often on television.
Josephine Ann Tewson (born 26 February 1931) is an English stage and television actress.
Joyce Grant (23 January 1924 – 11 July 2006) was a UK-based South African actress.
Keith John Moon (23 August 1946 – 7 September 1978) was an English drummer for the rock band the Who.
Lawrence "Larry" Martyn (22 March 1934 – 7 August 1994) was a British actor known for his comedy performances.
Larry Noble (born 13 December 1914 in Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire) was a stage comedian and actor best known for starring in the Whitehall farces with Brian Rix.
Lesley-Anne Down (born 17 March 1954) is an English actress, former model, and singer.
London Weekend Television (LWT) was the ITV network franchise holder for Greater London and the Home Counties at weekends, broadcasting from Fridays at 5.15 pm (7:00 pm until 1982) to Monday mornings at 6:00 am.
Michael Hammond Bates (4 December 1920 – 11 January 1978) was an Anglo-Indian actor.
Sir Michael Murray Hordern, CBE (3 October 19112 May 1995)Morley, Sheridan.
Moira Foot (born 19 June 1953 in Northampton) is an English actress.
Minnie Malinda "Nan" Braunton (4 April 1895 – 27 March 1978) was a British actress who had a prolific stage career during the 1930s and 1940s but who is best known today for playing Cissy Godfrey in the BBC comedy Dad's Army.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Peter Stephens (3 January 1920 – 17 September 1972) was an English stage, film and television supporting actor, notable for his portrayal of the Bunteresque character Cyril in the Doctor Who serial The Celestial Toymaker.
A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).
Rodney Bewes (27 November 1937 – 21 November 2017) was an English television actor and writer best known for playing Bob Ferris in the BBC television sitcom The Likely Lads (1964–66) and its colour sequel Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973–74).
Ronald William George Barker, (25 September 1929 – 3 October 2005) was an English actor, comedian and writer.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
Terence Alan Milligan, (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002), known as Spike Milligan, was a British-Irish comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor.
The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement.
The Odd Job is a 1978 British comedy film starring Monty Python member Graham Chapman.
The Phantom Raspberry Blower of Old London Town was a serial written by Spike Milligan and later adapted by Ronnie Barker for The Two Ronnies sketch show in 1976 on BBC One.
The Two Ronnies is a BBC television comedy sketch show created by Bill Cotton for the BBC, which aired on BBC One from April 1971 to December 1987.
Valentine Dyall (7 May 1908 – 24 June 1985) was an English character actor.
Victor Jack Maddern (16 March 1928 – 22 June 1993) was an English actor, described by The Telegraph as having "one of the most distinctive and eloquent faces in post-war British cinema.".
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.