Dave Allen at Large (1971–1976)

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1979 | 1978 | 1976 | 1975 | 1973 | 1972 | 1971
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Dave Allen ...
 Himself (32 episodes, 1971-1979)
Michael Sharvell-Martin
(18 episodes, 1971-1979)
Jacqueline Clarke
(17 episodes, 1971-1978)
Robert East
(14 episodes, 1973-1979)
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21 January 1971 (UK)  »

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Dave Allen: [smiling] The Irish are very good at populating other countries, in more ways than one. So for all you know, you might be laughing at your brother.
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Spoofed in The Benny Hill Show: The South Blank Show (1978) See more »

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A guilty pleasure at best
22 July 2007 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

My father an ex-Seminarian discovered this show on PBS and it became a Saturday night staple. Despite the jokes especially about religion (mostly that), alcohol, politics and don't forget the occasional dirty leprechaun jokes it didn't make me or any of my siblings guilty. Oh no! We enjoyed the skits even if they seem blasphemous or a little R rated. We never failed to miss an episode. Dave Allen taught us not to take the gags and the taboo subject of religion, politics, etc too seriously. The fact he can just sit on stage and tell a story with whiskey on hand is like being in a big pub is pure magic and of course the impersonations that left the audience in stitches. I was sad when PBS pulled the show from it's air waves. It was a real shame. He will be missed and who can forget his sign off. "Goodnight, bless you and may your God go with you." We miss you Dave!


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