Author Topic: Jonathan Miller  (Read 178 times)

richmond62

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Jonathan Miller
« on: Nov 27, 2019, 06:51:41 PM »
Has just died.

I'll never forget watch 'The Body in Question' at my school on one of those monster early videotape machines.

Michael Rolls

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #1 on: Nov 27, 2019, 08:33:16 PM »
Another one gone - three well known names of 24 hours. At least he made it to 85
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richmond62

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #2 on: Nov 27, 2019, 09:10:18 PM »
Well, not really, as the poor chap had Alzheimer's,
which is something you wouldn't wish on your worst enemy.

Michael Rolls

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #3 on: Nov 27, 2019, 10:25:47 PM »
Sorry - hadn't realised that - totally agree with you
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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #4 on: Nov 28, 2019, 06:30:05 AM »
I've had to Google that name, never heard of him.
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Michael Rolls

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #5 on: Nov 28, 2019, 06:46:20 AM »
Back in the days of Beyond the Fringe he was well known, but I hadn't heard of him for years
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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #6 on: Nov 28, 2019, 06:48:45 AM »
Back in the days of Beyond the Fringe he was well known, but I hadn't heard of him for years
Mike

Beyond the Fringe?

I've just had to Google that one.
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Michael Rolls

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #7 on: Nov 28, 2019, 07:19:14 AM »
In the words of Bing Crosby to Frank Sinatra in 'High Society', 'You must be one of the newer fellas'
Mike  ;D ;D
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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #8 on: Nov 28, 2019, 07:44:18 AM »
I hadn't heard of Jonathan Miller either and Beyond the Fringe is a hairdresser's shop I pass on the way to a friend's house   ;D ;D

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #9 on: Nov 28, 2019, 08:02:08 AM »
"Beyond the Fringe is a hairdresser's shop"

What a lovely name for a barber's.  :)

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #10 on: Nov 28, 2019, 08:03:26 AM »
Our nearest one is 'Cumfi Cuts'
Mike (not that I use it, and wasn't the one that Veronica frequented)
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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #11 on: Nov 28, 2019, 08:12:11 AM »
Oops: for a moment I misread that and thought it referred to a brothel:
I'm obviously turning into a dirty old man.  ;D

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #12 on: Nov 28, 2019, 08:13:07 AM »

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #13 on: Nov 28, 2019, 08:22:40 AM »
On Alzheimers: Well,I guess he woz certainly clever enuf to do his xwords every morn,so that counts out doing them every day to ward of the disease(and as promoted by academia/research/BBC radio 4 blogs) Some says if you keep exercising the brainbox every morn it would prevent the disorder: Not so. He probably read that tripe Ulysses every morn with his toast and marmalade

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Re: Jonathan Miller
« Reply #14 on: Nov 28, 2019, 08:30:40 AM »
"that tripe Ulysses"

Obviously an inverted snob hereabouts.