They learn about stars such as Marie Lloyd and Champagne Charlie, as well as eccentric Victorian comic Dan Leno, later copied by Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel
felt "lost" after the death of comedy partner Oliver Hardy, a collection of personal letters has revealed.
HE was the North East's king of comedy, and now letters from legend Stan Laurel
are set to be auctioned for a princely sum.
in 1957 A signed letter sent from Stan Laurel
to a Mrs Miller thanking her for a belated Christmas card depicting Tynemouth Pavilion sold for PS1,400 on September 16 last year.
Comedians Mike and Bernie Winters (who were starring in Robin Hood at the | interrupted rehearsals to award prizes in a competition of PS150 to beauty consultant Thelma Comedians Mike and Bernie Winters (who were starring in Robin Hood at the | interrupted rehearsals to award prizes in a competition of PS150 to beauty consultant Thelma Davies and a free holiday for two to Netta Wright, a perfumery buyer at Howells store Screen legends Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel
enjoy some fish and chips | Cardiff.
Ross, who also acts as a Stan Laurel
impersonator, added: "Then Vue, SGC and Movies@ came on board.
and Oliver Hardy appeared in more than 100 films together during their career, including 23 feature films and more than 70 shorts.
The Hi-de-Hi star was born in Walsall and is returning to the town's Grange Theatre with his show And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel, about comedian Stan Laurel
1957: Oliver Norvell Hardy, pictured, the comedian who, with his partner Stan Laurel
, formed one of the most successful double acts of all time, died.
Stan without Ollie; the Stan Laurel
solo films, 1917-1927.
FEAST DAY ST BENNO 1890: Stan Laurel
, of Laurel and Hardy fame, was born in Ulverston, Lancashire (now Cumbria), as Arthur Stanley Jefferson.
London, Mar 21 (ANI): The home where comic Stan Laurel
once lived will be auctioned later this month.