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#41 deadtowrites

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 01:42 AM

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, Paul Whitehouse, Keith Allen and Terry Jones for the benefit of BC Alum who it would appear adores lists). And yes, Rob Anton de Beke Brydon is absent for a reason. He is sh*t.


* from Wiki and my personal appraisal of the wiki list of Welsh comedians. There's nothing like some good old fashioned bias in a DL post :unsure:

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 01:15 PM

Welsh guitarist Mickey Gee has died after a long battle with emphysema.




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Posted 25 January 2009 - 02:17 PM

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, Paul Whitehouse, Keith Allen and Terry Jones for the benefit of BC Alum who it would appear adores lists). And yes, Rob Anton de Beke Brydon is absent for a reason. He is sh*t.


* from Wiki and my personal appraisal of the wiki list of Welsh comedians. There's nothing like some good old fashioned bias in a DL post :unsure:


I think Tom Jones is pretty funny.

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Posted 19 April 2009 - 02:08 PM

Stephanie Parker, an actress in some Welsh TV drama tosh, has been found dead - aged 22.

A youngster hanging themself in Wales? Who'd haved guessed. :unsure:
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Posted 07 July 2009 - 07:35 AM

Bleddyn Williams

The Welsh rugby union legend has died at the age of 86. He was known as the "Prince of Centres", was the last man to lead Wales to victory over the All Blacks and also captained the British and Irish Lions.
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Posted 15 July 2009 - 11:16 AM

One for the Welsh speakers among us.

Geraint Owen an actor in Welsh Soap Poboi y Cwm has died suddenly aged 43.
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Posted 21 August 2009 - 09:39 PM

The Welsh language poet Dic Jones has died at the age of 75. He was also the Archdruid of Wales and a farmer.

He wrote poems extolling the Ffyrgi and the Jac Codi Baw the Massey Fergusson tractor and the JCB


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Posted 20 January 2010 - 12:50 PM

Welsh radio mainstay Gary Price has been taken off the airwaves aged 64.
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Posted 11 March 2010 - 07:01 PM

Micky Jones, guitarist with Welsh progressive rockers Man has died aged 63, look you!
Oh, Mickey! What's EGREGIOUS?!

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Posted 22 December 2010 - 09:10 PM

Welsh Assembly member Brynle Williams has spoken of his battle with colon cancer and his determination to return to work next year....

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 06:45 PM

Huw Ceredig, who played Reg Harries for 29 years in Pobol y Cwm, has died aged 69.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 09:48 PM

famous welsh actor Huw Ceredig has died.Why did you people not have him on your list????????????????

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 09:54 PM

famous welsh actor Huw Ceredig has died.Why did you people not have him on your list????????????????

That question answers itself. :P

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 10:04 PM

famous welsh actor Huw Ceredig has died.Why did you people not have him on your list????????????????




1. Was he on your list?

2. Already posted here

3. Admins and mods can see your IP address notaguest.
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 10:39 PM

Huw Ceredig, who played Reg Harries for 29 years in Pobol y Cwm, has died aged 69.



I'll leave it up to any Welshmen on this forum to decide if they are insulted or deeply gratified to be considered "foreign" by you Poms. :P

Meanwhile, Sif Ruud has rudely departed at the age of 95. She was the star of a number of Ingmar Bergman films including It Rains on Our Love, Wild Strawberries and The Magician, so this is a big loss for the world of non-English language cinema: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sif_Ruud


Pobol y Cwm is performed in Welsh ... that makes it foreign.

I did look for the Eminent Welshmen thread, but there isn't one.

2015 DDP Team (Time's-up team) Richard Davies (Joker), Emile Ford, Daphne Fowler, John Glenn, Bernard Haitink, Gerald Harper, Buck Henry, Colin Jeavons, George Johnson, Patricia Knatchbull, Sheila Mercier, Les Munro, Cormac Murphy O’Connor, Pete Murray, I.M. Pei, Dudley Simpson, Nobby Stiles, Joseph Wapner, Peter Wyngarde, Jimmy Young

 

2015 DDP Theme Team (...and its goodnight from him etc): Ronald Atkins, Ron Brown, Ronnie CarrollRonald Chesney, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Walter Cunningham, Ronnie Dawson, Ron Ely, Ronald Baron Fearn, Ron Flowers, Ronnie Gilbert, Ronald Harwood, Ronald Hines, Ron Isley, Ronnie Moore, Ronnie Moran, Ronnie Ronalde, Ron Smith, Ronald Stevenson, Ron Suart (Joker)

 

Deathrace 2015 Team: Eric 'Winkle' Brown, Richard Davies, Emile Ford, Daphne Fowler, John Glenn, Bernard Haitink, Gerald Harper, Colin Jeavons, George Johnson, Patricia Knatchbull, Sheila Mercier (Joker), Les Munro, Cormac Murphy O’Connor, Pete Murray, I.M. Pei, Dudley Simpson, Nobby Stiles, Joseph Wapner, Peter Wyngarde, Jimmy Young

2015 Hartlepool Deadlypool Team: Ethel LangEric 'Winkle' Brown, Rev Billy Graham, Doris Day, Richard Davies, Vera Lynn, Kirk Douglas, George 'Johnny' Johnson, Javier Perez De Cuellar, Al Molinaro, Subs: BB King. Mary Quant

 

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Posted 17 August 2011 - 11:03 PM

Huw Ceredig, who played Reg Harries for 29 years in Pobol y Cwm, has died aged 69.



I'll leave it up to any Welshmen on this forum to decide if they are insulted or deeply gratified to be considered "foreign" by you Poms. :P

Meanwhile, Sif Ruud has rudely departed at the age of 95. She was the star of a number of Ingmar Bergman films including It Rains on Our Love, Wild Strawberries and The Magician, so this is a big loss for the world of non-English language cinema: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sif_Ruud


Pobol y Cwm is performed in Welsh ... that makes it foreign.

I did look for the Eminent Welshmen thread, but there isn't one.


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Deathlisters might also like to use the Talk Like A Taff and The Welsh Film Industry threads as points of reference.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 04:04 AM

Some famous Welsh actor who I have never of has died at age 39 from lymphoma: http://www.abc.net.a...ar-dead/2881816

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 09:22 AM

Some famous Welsh actor who I have never of has died at age 39 from lymphoma: http://www.abc.net.a...ar-dead/2881816


One of my more speculative picks, but as usual I'm a bit gutted about it. I heard they postponed filming of the Spartacus sequel when he became ill, hoping that he'd recover - then went on to write and film a prequel instead to give him even more time. Guess they'll have to recast after all. Having seen how good Xena looked in that series (for her age) I presumed they'd found the elixir of youth, but were only using it to treat hollywood (c-list) celebs.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 02:04 PM

Some famous Welsh actor who I have never of has died at age 39 from lymphoma: http://www.abc.net.a...ar-dead/2881816

thank you for that touching tribute .You were just a bit late though!
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 11:02 PM

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