Jimmy Edwards

British comedian Jimmy Edwards

Jimmy Edwards DFC was an English comedic script writer and comedy actor on both radio and television, best known as Pa Glum in Take It From Here and as the headmaster "Professor" James Edwards in Whack-O!
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Deceased
07 July 1988
home town
London
Death Place
London

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Quite a few incumbent sheriffs defeated in runoffs - Picayune Item
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In Union County, Jimmy Edwards won the Democratic nomination. Sheriff Tommy Wilhite is on the general election ballot as an independent. However, he has said he probably would not run if one of his current officers got the Democratic nomination
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Charleroi Hall has glorious '11 hall of fame class - Monessen Valley Independent
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If that isn't enough, also going in are Class of '82 multi-sport stars Tim Cunningham and Jimmy Edwards, 1978 grad Robbie Uhlman and soccer star Nicole Bosley Bednarski, a 1996 graduate. "This is a great class," said Charleroi athletic director Bill
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Cyril Ornadel - Telegraph.co.uk
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After the war Ornadel's interest in theatre music blossomed, and he worked as musical director of touring revues and pantomime, and for a stage version of the 1950s radio comedy series Take It From Here, with Jimmy Edwards and Joy Nichols
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Falcons preventative prevent Jimmy Edwards endured "a unimportant procedure ... - KUsports (blog)
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NO DICE, A Novel by Mar Preston - Santa Monica Dispatch
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Spilliger had been putting in extra time to erase his screw up over Jimmy Edwards from the record. He'd continued doing callbacks of neighborhood people they couldn't find until now, and looked hopefully at Mason and the rest of the team before making
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Southwest and Spring Valley Neighborhood News - Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Endurance coaches Jimmy Edwards, Jill Whitaker and Deb Watson lead the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America's (CCFA) half marathon training program, Team Challenge. These certified coaches are set to begin training a local team of runners and
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NO DICE, A Novel by Mar Preston - Santa Monica Dispatch
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Ginger gazed around to see if there were any celebrities worth watching and noticed Jimmy Edwards at the bar. He raised a finger off the rim of his martini glass as a greeting to her and smiled. “Dance with me, babe.” Ramon moved his shoulders
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Cyril Ornadel - The Guardian
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After the second world war, he was a musical director on touring shows, variety performances, pantomimes and the radio comedy Take It from Here, starring Jimmy Edwards and Dick Bentley. Simultaneously, he was beginning his career as a West End musical
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Man rescued from Leeds and Liverpool Canal - Burnley Express
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Mrs Pam Edwards, wife of Padiham firefighter Jimmy Edwards, was walking with her daughters-in-law Melissa Edwards and Chanais Tye when a jogger alerted them to the man in the canal near Shuttleworth link road. It is not known whether the man,
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Group awards 215 scholarships - The Tennessean
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Morgan T. Garrett was awarded the Jimmy Edwards Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Rachel C. Grover was awarded the Regina Higdon Scholarship to attend Christ the King School. Daniel C. Huetter was awarded the Regina
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Titchfield garden store steps in to help rebuild Gosport school garden - Portsmouth News
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Back row, from left, Diane Coleman, eight, Kristy Nordkvelle-Combs, nine, Kelsey Mill, nine, Erin Tanner, nine, and Tia Adams, eight, and front row, from left Amy Taylor, 10, Emma Charleston, 10, Jimmy Edwards, eight, and Carra Tanner, seven
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Cadiz Wins First of Tourney - Wheeling News Register
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Couple the offensive chances with the fact that Cadiz received a strong pitching effort from Jimmy Edwards, who worked the route. He allowed just four hits, walked four, hit a batter and fanned six. En route to the victory, Edwards was the beneficiary
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Pupils heartbroken as vandals leave plants strewn around school - Portsmouth News
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UPSET With the vandalised flower display are pupils (back lr) Diane Coleman (8), Tia Adams (8), Kristy Nordkvelle-Combs (9), Emma Charleston (10) and Kelsey Mills (9) with (front lr) Carra Tanner (7), Jimmy Edwards (8), Amy Taylor (10) and Erin Tanner
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Melody Edwards - Paducah Sun
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Survivors include two daughters, Jo Anna Peters and Jennifer Gray, both of Princeton; three brothers, Jimmy Edwards of Marion, Frank Cole of Dycusburg and Joe Cole of Louisville; three sisters, Mary Travis and Dena Sunderland, both of Marion,
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Mosinee Academic All Stars - Wausau Daily Herald
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Jevret Giese: Jimmy Edwards Memorial Hockey Scholarship and 2011 United Steelworkers Local 1381 Scholarship. Samantha Henrickson: Central Wisconsin Storm Hockey Booster Scholarship, Mosinee Administrative Scholarship and NTC William & Caroline Mark
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Law Enforcement Briefs - Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Jimmy Edwards, chief deputy with the Union County Sheriff's Department, said damage at Union Hill is very extensive. Vandals also struck the city cemetery in Booneville, overturning or damaging about three dozen markers. Investigators from the Union
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jimmy Edwards
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1988
    Age 67
    He lived in Fletching, East Sussex, and died from pneumonia in London in 1988 at the age of 68.
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  • 1984
    Age 63
    Jimmy Edwards published his autobiography, Six of the Best, in 1984, as a follow-up to Take it From Me.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1979
    Age 58
    Edwards frequently worked with Eric Sykes, acting in short films that Sykes wrote: The Plank (1967), which also starred Tommy Cooper; alongside Arthur Lowe and Ronnie Barker in the remake of The Plank in 1979; and in Rhubarb (1969), which again featured Sykes.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1966
    Age 45
    In April 1966, he played at the last night of Melbourne's Tivoli Theatre.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1958
    Age 37
    In December 1958, Jimmy Edwards played the King in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella at the London Coliseum with Kenneth Williams, Tommy Steele, Yana and Betty Marsden Bobby Howell was the Musical Director.
    He was the subject of This Is Your Life in 1958 when he was surprised by Eamonn Andrews at the BBC's Piccadilly 1 Studio.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1946
    Age 25
    Edwards was a feature of London theatre in post-war years, debuting at London's Windmill Theatre in 1946 and on BBC radio the same year.
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  • 1944
    Age 23
    His Dakota was shot down at Arnhem in 1944, resulting in facial injuries requiring plastic surgery - he disguised the traces with the huge handlebar moustache that became his trademark.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1920
    Born
    Born on March 23, 1920.
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