Norman Wisdom

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  1. andy_k

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    According to Sky's website, he's died today - nobody else seems to have the news.

    Sad if it's true

    http://www.sky.com/

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    Bad News if he has died, he was bl**dy funny.
     
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    That is very sad, comic genius. Think he lived out his life in the IOM.
     
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    very sad.... I do believe he is an Albanian national icon too
     
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    I think you're correct.
    There was a programme on TV a couple of years ago.
    I'm pretty sure he had dimentia, but was still funny all the same.

    Another Great British Institution leaves us.
    Maybe he'll double up with Reg Varney:D
     
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    the link has been removed by Sky
     
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    Hi Andy,

    It's completely false... Norman is still alive but sadly he is suffering the early stages of Alzheimer's!
    http://www.normanwisdom.com/
     
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    If they sacked someone everytime SKY ran a story without checking whether there was a shred of truth in it, there'd be no one left...:rolleyes:
     
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    Apparently Mr Wisdom doesn't even recognise himself in his own films now, so wouldn't be too bothered by (ie - aware of) this story.
     
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    Thanks for that

    I wasn't sure when I posted it, as I said, nobody else had the "news" looks like Sky got spoofed (again)

    From what I've seen about Norman wisdom, it's hardly the early stages of Altzheimers, it seems pretty advanced - and that's a great shame as well.
     
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    My childhood hero. Glad to hear he's still going.

    Saw a programme where he was reunited with one of his old cars (might've been a vintage RR). He was only 'sort of delighted', IIRC.
     
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    Glad to hear he hasn't died. Lee Evans seems to come across as trying to be a Norman Wisdom. Anyone seen the latest DVD?
     
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    As there was Sweet FA worth watching on Xmas Day, daughter put on his latest DVD. Some of his stuff is funny, and the audience get a full 100% show from Evans. I'd recommend him, but don't let Granny watch:eek:
     
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    Although I'm not a big fan , I'm still glad to hear he's OK as I know he brought a lot of pleasure to , and was well loved by , many .
     
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