Freddie Starr dies

1976 Lawson Speedway

Dennis Torrance… Sweet dreams Freddie rip a legend

Barry Upton… Shame he got so much shit before he died

Roger Simmonds… Such a funny guy!

Alan Esdaile… Always think back to The Audience with shows. He had a very good singing voice.

Peter Houghton… He was brilliant as Elvis and when he played with Elvis’s backing band it was great to see it.

Karl Holden… Another genius who at times came close to madness.

Mick O’Dowd… He could never get away with some of his stuff these days. Especially his Hitler in wellies. Snowflakes and the pc police wouldn’t allow it. Comedians, were so much funnier in those days think Les Dawson etc. I’ve been in tears watching him sometimes and he was great live. You never sat in the first few rows!!!! He was also a good singer and performed as Freddie Starr & The Midnighters and I believe appeared on The Pier in the 60’s. They were one of the early Liverpool beat groups. Sad loss all round.

Pete Fairless… No record of them playing the pier, they were a Joe Meek act.

Jan Warren… Yeahhhhh, our brilliant comedians of the 60s and 70s …… Freddie Starr, Les Dawson, Tommy Cooper, Bob Monkhouse ………. and many more, we just don’t get that humour these days, its all too PC??!! – but my all-time favourite will always be Billy Connolly!!!

Pete Fairless… “All too PC”, have you seen Jimmy Carr?

Ken Dodd dies

Alan Esdaile… A REAL STAR. Very sad news.

Dennis Torrance… R.I.P. Sir Ken Dodd sad news indeed condolences to family and friends

Samuel Freeman… Very sad a true Legend

 Glenn Piper… Very, very sad, a true comedy legend RIP

Chris Meachen… Bloody sad, what a great bloke he was..

Derek Hall…  I am one of a small minority, I know – but I never found him remotely funny and failed to see how others did. Ah well . . . .

Chris Meachen…. As a comedian he wasn’t my cup of tea either, but I respected his professionalism, work ethic & how grounded he was..

Ernest Ballard… IF you went to any of his shows you would see a true entertainer who loved every second of his performance

John Warner… One of the greatest comics ever, saw him live many times. No swearing, no dirty jokes

Roger Simmonds… Very sad such a funny guy!!

Jim Hobbs… The end of an era. A sad loss on a wet Monday morning. RIP.

Iain Cobby… My fav Doddy joke; “what a day, what a day for going up to the Russian embassy and saying, is Lenin?” RIP Ken.

Peter Brazier… Tears for souvenir’s aren’t all that’s left us, ours memories are filed with Happiness the greatest Gift that we Possess! RIP Dear Doddy

Mark Andrew Porter… tickle your poms

Terry Hardwick… RIP the joke machine . Brilliant

Matt Thomas… Hated working in the White Rock Theatre when he was performing – I wanted to go home lol

Andy Qunta… What a great character & fabulous entertainer! RIP.

Paul John Mears… So sad. Loved his music

Alan King… Where’s Me Shirt

Dave Nattress… Wife and I did see him at the DLW Bexhill a good few years back. It really did go on and on and on. He was great but the seats gradually got totally painful. I think it went on for getting on for 3 and a half hours.