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Offline grandarog

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Re: Arthur English
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2016, 18:06:50 »
A lot of interesting detail about Arthur on this Wiki Link. :)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_English

Offline Bryn Clinch

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Re: Arthur English
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2016, 15:10:04 »
I saw him at the Empire when he wore an enormous tie with a windmill on it. The sails revolved whenever he wanted. I was told that Arthur English always ended his act with "Open the cage  etc......"  because he couldn`t sing, which is how most of his contemporaries ended their music hall acts.


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Re: Arthur English
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2016, 11:43:56 »
Played a good part in Are You Being Served.One of the old school, around for years.

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Re: Arthur English
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2016, 09:54:39 »
Yes Arthur was a proper spiv with his wide lapels and gaudy tie. I never saw him in Chatham but do remember him from the box many years ago. Was he a local lad or a comic paid to travel and perform there do you know?
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Arthur English
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2016, 21:57:43 »
I can remember seeing Arthur English at the Chatham Empire a number of times, always finished his act by saying "open the cage mother I'm coming home", after the show we always went to Military road to the Milky bar for a milk squash.

 

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