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Davey Jones' Locker

Posted 28 September 2014 - 10:42 PM

People thought Tom Jones had died when he trended on Twitter over the weekend. He hadn't. (He was performing at the AFL Grand Final, which is probably the closest thing to death for an entertainer):

http://www.smh.com.a...928-10n3hh.html




EDIT: It turns out people are also unsure of whether or not TJ called a footballer-turned-commentator a dickhead:


http://www.9news.com...final-interview


The clip is here if you want to decide for yourself if he said "dickhead" or "take care" at c...

Handrejka

Posted 28 September 2014 - 06:54 PM

Dannie Abse

http://www.telegraph..._medium=twitter

time

Posted 11 September 2014 - 12:08 PM

Welsh actor Howell Evans has died aged 86.

He seems to have been the 'go to' Welshman, appearing in How Green Was My Valley, The Englishman who went up a hill..., Stella as well as many staples of British TV, Coronation St, Z Cars, Open All Hours, amongst others.

Mulder

Posted 05 August 2014 - 11:45 AM

Rod de'Ath known for drumming for Rory Gallagher is dead at 64 according to wikipedia

adrian0719

Posted 14 December 2013 - 10:44 AM

Lord Roberts of Conwy at 83.

VSBfromH

Posted 26 November 2013 - 11:08 AM

View Postdeadtowrites, on 25 January 2009 - 01:42 AM, said:

After a recent discussion with a fellow DLer, I went on a wikihunt for Welsh Comedians and found these two comedians who seem to be old yet going strong. Wyn Calvin and Stan Stennett.

As it stands*, all Welsh born comedians who are remotely funny seem to have either moved in their infancies to the right side, sorry, east side of Offas Dyke or had public schooling in England. (Griff Rhys Jones, Dawn French,...

TAFKAG

Posted 12 July 2013 - 04:10 PM

Author, journalist, screenwriter, scientist, feminist, academic Elaine Morgan could have gone in any of several threads, but since she seemed a proud Welshwoman she's ended up here, at 92.

themaninblack

Posted 12 March 2013 - 10:48 PM

View PostSpade_Cooley, on 12 March 2013 - 10:34 PM, said:

I never knew Sarah Greene was Welsh. Makes sense I suppose, she's always had rugby inside of her.

You've heard that story as well? Pool table I was told. Plenty of action at the baulk end...

Spade_Cooley

Posted 12 March 2013 - 10:34 PM

I never knew Sarah Greene was Welsh. Makes sense I suppose, she's always had rugby inside of her.

time

Posted 12 March 2013 - 09:28 PM

Harry Greene has died aged 89. He was a Welsh-born TV actor, presenter, author etc.

He presented the first DIY/makeover show, Handy Round The Home,
He and his wife appeared in the first commercial soap Round at the Redways,
He also worked with Terry Nation and was the father of former Blue Peter presenter Sarah Greene.

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