Norman Wisdom

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Big in Albania … countries that gave film flops a second life
The superheroes saved by Mexico, the video-game spinoff that became China’s 12th biggest movie ever, and the British comedian worshipped by a secretive communist nation. We remember the films somebody else loved

Graeme Virtue

12, Jul, 2017 @9:34 AM

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Norman Wisdom talks to his fans – archive, 9 June 1960
9 June 1960: He was “not a bit snooty” said locals in Darwen, Lancashire, after the star talked to them during filming of There Was a Crooked Man

By our own reporter

09, Jun, 2017 @4:00 AM

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Daily Mail's words of Wisdom | Media Monkey
Media Monkey: Website illustrates article about what makes celebrities proud to be British (suffragettes in Jessie J's case) with picture of Norman Wisdom


21, Sep, 2012 @1:43 PM

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Norman Wisdom's funeral open to all on the Isle of Man
Comedian's son invites all 80,000 residents of the island

Maev Kennedy and agencies

22, Oct, 2010 @1:37 PM

Thanks to plucky Norman Wisdom, it's now OK to fail | Stephanie Merritt
Stephanie Merritt: Norman Wisdom paved the way for today's confessional standup comics

Stephanie Merritt

09, Oct, 2010 @11:04 PM

Why Prince Charles has to keep his views to himself | Alexander Chancellor
Alexander Chancellor: Prince Charles's wish to be a 'defender of nature' is admirable. But he must remember that being controversial isn't part of his job description

Alexander Chancellor

08, Oct, 2010 @6:00 AM

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In pictures: the life of Norman Wisdom

Highlights from the life and career of Norman Wisdom, one of Britain's best-loved comedy stars, who has died aged 95

05, Oct, 2010 @3:56 PM

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Norman Wisdom: 'The last of the music hall mohicans'

Xan Brooks pays tribute to the comedy great Norman Wisdom, the 'bumbling everyman who comes good', who died yesterday

Xan Brooks, Andy Gallagher and Richard Sprenger

05, Oct, 2010 @12:00 PM

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Norman Wisdom, last survivor of the music halls, dies aged 95

Comedian Norman Wisdom, a rival to Charlie Chaplin, dies peacefully in an Isle of Man nursing home
Norman Wisdom: A life in clips

Maev Kennedy

04, Oct, 2010 @11:21 PM

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Wisdom's longevity was incredible. He even made Barry Cryer seem young

In today's comedy scene, Norman Wisdom's influence is felt most keenly in the performances of Lee Evans

Brian Logan

04, Oct, 2010 @11:14 PM

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Norman Wisdom - a life in clips

Norman Wisdom, one of the Britain's best-loved comedy stars, has died aged 95. We look back over his career in clips

Catherine Shoard

04, Oct, 2010 @10:55 PM

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Norman Wisdom dies aged 95
Comic actor Norman Wisdom, best known for roles in 1950s and 60s slapstick films, has died at a nursing home

Jo Adetunji

04, Oct, 2010 @10:14 PM

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