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Leave the DVD of “Billy Liar” and the video of “A Taste of Honey” alone for a moment and relive the great days of Jollywood – Manchester on Film – with C. P. Lee, heir apparent of Frank Randle himself.
Britain’s Greatest Prime Ministers – and the Worst! The perfect talk for your group with Ed Glinert
* Ed Glinert’s hilarious trawl through the dodgy denizens of No. 10.
Prime Ministers don’t fight duels anymore, so we believe, but George Canning, foreign secretary, went into battle with Lord Castlereagh on Putney Heath in 1809. Neither died, and Canning later became the shortest-lived PM after only 118 days.
At around quarter past five on Monday 11 May 1812 PM Spencer Perceval fell down in the lobby of the Palace of Westminster and cried out: “I am murdered!”. Yes, the only time a British prime minister has been assassinated. Continue reading →