He played Sancho Panza in Tennessee Williams' play, "Camino Real," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with James Wood (played Don Quixote), Hazel Hughes (played Prudence), Harry Andrews (played Casanova), Eileen Way, Freda Jackson, James Bree, Denholm Elliott, Gordon Gostelow, Elizabeth Seal (played Esmeralda), Lally ...
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Many old music hall fans were present at the funeral today of Fred 'Chuckles' Jenkins, Britain's oldest and unfunniest comedian. In tribute, the vicar read out one of Fred's jokes, and the congregation had two minutes silence.
Known for being a perfectionist, he monitored David Jason's raspberries carefully for volume, tone and duration on The Two Ronnies
(1971) whenever performing "The Phantom Raspberry Blower" sketch; Barker directed him in a sound-booth doing a raspberry version of the 1812 Overture. Jason joked in his autobiography that he would gladly re-stage it at the Royal Albert Hall, and considered "making ...