The other permanent characters were Mrs Bagwash
, Cockney cleaner, and her daughter Nausea.
There was a fishmonger's with sawdust on the floor, a bagwash
(launderette) and at one point there was a department store called Goodhalls, with an escalator.
The Antiguan would not necessarily have felt fear for his safety as he passed the Earl Warwick pub, thought to be patronised by supporters of racist fringe political parties, but close by, near the Bagwash
Laundry at the crossroads of Southam Street and Golborne Road, he was accosted by six white youths in Teddy Boy gear, one of whom stabbed him with a stiletto knife.
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They put the pair in a flat on the roof of Broadcasting House, introducing characters like Mrs Bagwash
and her daughter Nausea, Arthur's forever-frustrated girlfriend.