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anubis7
19 Jan 19 12:24
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Shut up!!
Windsor Davies has died aged 88. Always very funny in It Ain't Half Hot Mum. A no.1 single with Don Estelle as well.
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Report PorcupineorPineapple January 19, 2019 1:28 PM GMT
add to the "thought he died years ago" list
Report bigmo January 19, 2019 1:31 PM GMT
RIP.

Always enjoyed his work.
Report attitude adjuster January 19, 2019 1:46 PM GMT
The Master:

If you ever need cheering up watch "Grand Slam" on youtube....the classic 70s rugby boys lost weekend

His Black Betty striptease in that  put Dreamgirls to shame Excited

and he also gave us the word "p oofery" Wink

RIP old son
Report flushgordon1 January 19, 2019 2:08 PM GMT
That's sad, but at least the BBC will show a few episodes of it ain't half hot as a tribute.
Report tictacman1 January 19, 2019 2:16 PM GMT
"RIP Windsor Davies, a National Serviceman who served in Egypt and Libya with the East Surrey Regiment."


Davies also starred alongside Donald Sinden as two rival antique dealers in the long-running ITV sitcom Never The Twain.

Although overshadowed by It Ain't Half Hot Mum, it ran for more than 60 episodes.

In 1978, Davies also featured in one-off BBC drama Grand Slam, which gained cult status and was still fondly remembered years later - gaining a new lease of life with a DVD release.

Davies, who retired from acting in his 70s, was also the voice of Sergeant Major Zero in the 1980s sci-fi series Terrahawks. As well as stage appearances, he had roles in more than 20 films, including two Carry Ons.

But he will be remembered most fondly for playing Battery Sergeant Major "Shut Up" Williams in It Ain't Half Hot Mum, which ran for 56 episodes between 1974 and 1981.


"March! Left right, left right, left right, left right, move yourself move yourself, move yourself!....."

"Never before have I seen such a blatant display of poofery!"

"Oh dear. How sad. Never mind. "

A fine Comedy actor and loved to sing.....
Report the.mad.dog.man January 19, 2019 2:21 PM GMT
r.i.p thanks for rearly good comedy shows
Report Torquemada January 19, 2019 2:25 PM GMT
"The left, right, left, right. Never before have I seen such a blatant display of..." quote could well be describing the Trump thread. Laugh
Report Emitdeb January 19, 2019 2:56 PM GMT
Shocked he was still alive... Shocked he was only 88... Hope he RIP..
Report themightymac January 19, 2019 3:02 PM GMT
Very sad news. Thanks for the laughs. RIP
Report Emitdeb January 19, 2019 3:16 PM GMT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10dmK7O-KSY

Love
Report knot in wood January 19, 2019 3:50 PM GMT
born in canning town essex Shocked  RIP
Report Injera January 19, 2019 5:26 PM GMT
I'm in the 'thought he was already dead' camp.

Glad he lived longer than I thought. Great memories Emitdeb. Don Estelle such a talent too.

Wonder if the BBC will show it aint half hot mum....I somehow doubt it...

More memories: turn the volume DOWN!!! (I did warn you!) 'Mr la de da Gunner Graham' Laugh

https://youtu.be/5y2WIOa7CEI
Report alun2005 January 19, 2019 5:31 PM GMT
Is "IT AIN"T HALF HOT MUM" still mysteriously banned from British television, lest one human tragedy somewhere on the planet takes offence, and the sky falls in?
Report Knight Commander January 19, 2019 8:37 PM GMT
"Fine pair of shoulders lad, show 'em off, show 'em off"!!

RIP Windsor.
Report Just Checking January 19, 2019 8:57 PM GMT
It's: "Never have I seen such a display of blatant poofery"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6dALp4VPU8
it's a phrase I'm going to start using in everyday life :)
Report themightymac January 19, 2019 10:07 PM GMT
He was also a very talented serious actor but will be best remembered for his comedy roles.

It`s ridiculous that they won`t repeat Aint Half Hot Mum - classic comedy - on tv because of PC.

At least one can buy the dvds Grin
Report thegiggilo January 20, 2019 12:30 AM GMT
Used to do my head in same old tripe every week/...Cry
Report lfc1971 January 20, 2019 10:16 AM GMT
Shut up punkahwallah

R I P sir brilliant show very funny
Report Crisp77 January 20, 2019 10:44 AM GMT
https://youtu.be/N2hl3BeYk-A
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