Posts Tagged With 'Shirley Anne Field'

TV Cream’s Advent Calendar Door 21: Oh Biggins, I Can’t Do The Show Like This

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“SAFARI! SO GOODY!” Not in our book, obviously, but this extract from the festive edition of TVS’s interminable jungle jamboree On Safari from 1982 is a useful reminder of the threadbare morning schedules assembled for “younger viewers” during the run-up to Christmas.

Proceedings get off to a less than promising start as the never-popular BIGGINS greets our “glamorous” hostess GILLIAN TAYLFORTH, before guest star LYNSEY DE PAUL receives a bemused welcome from an audience possibly too young to remember Sugar Me.

The cast is completed by the arrival of celebrity contestants SHIRLEY ANNE FIELD and MELVYN HAYES, the latter modelling a distinctive ensemble of T-shirt, beanie hat and big shorts, later ripped off wholesale by CARTER THE UNSTOPPABLE SEX MACHINE.

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Man in the Moon

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Nice waferlight space parody with an impossibly chirpy Kenneth More fired from his job in cold research for failure to catch any disease, and employed by a batty British think tank headed by Michael Hordern to be the first lunar astronaut. Turns by Shirley Anne Field as More’s stripper girlfriend and Charles ‘Blofeld’ Gray as a fellow spaceman add to the good clean fun.

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