British Comedian

Michael Bentine

  • Jan 26, 1922 - Nov 26, 1996 (age 74)
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1996
Michael Bentine
PersonalNovember 1996

Michael Bentine

Michael Bentine passed away.
1982
Treasure Hunt
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TV ShowDec 28, 1982

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt is a UK game show, based on the format of the …
Treasure Hunt is a UK game show, based on the format of the French show La Chasse au Trésor, created by Jacques Antoine. It appeared on Channel 4 between 28 December 1982 and 18 May 1989 and was revived by BBC Two between 16 December 2002 and 2 August 2003.
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1972
Great Performances
TV ShowNov 4, 1972

Great Performances

Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to …
Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts; the banner has been used to televise theatrical performances such as plays, musicals, opera, ballet, concerts, as well as occasional documentaries. It is produced by the PBS member stations WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED/San Francisco, WTTW/Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV/Dallas/Fort Worth).
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Rentadick
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MovieJun 29, 1972

Rentadick

Armitage runs a chemical company that is on the verge of …
Armitage runs a chemical company that is on the verge of producing a gas that causes temporary disability. Clearly the military want it but it is also sought by a group of Japanese. Both ...
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1971
Bachelor of Arts
MovieSep 27, 1971

Bachelor of Arts

An artist from the Continent arrives in England and runs into a …
An artist from the Continent arrives in England and runs into a variety of somewhat quirky locals, from a flirtatious policewoman to a sexy barmaid, and winds up in a nudist camp.
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Parkinson
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TV ShowJun 19, 1971

Parkinson

Parkinson is a British television chat show that was …
Parkinson is a British television chat show that was presented by Michael Parkinson. It was first shown on BBC1 from 19 June 1971 to 10 April 1982 and from 9 January 1998 to 24 April 2004. Parkinson then switched to ITV on which the show continued from 4 September 2004 to 22 December 2007. A series entitled Parkinson One to One was produced by Yorkshire Television from 28 March 1987 to 23 July 1988.
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1969
Jokers Wild
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TV ShowJul 9, 1969

Jokers Wild

Jokers Wild was a British comedy panel game show that …
Jokers Wild was a British comedy panel game show that originally aired on ITV as a pilot on 15 April 1969 and then as a full series from 9 July 1969 to 20 November 1974. It was hosted by Barry Cryer. The show was based on two American panel game shows: Stop Me If You've Heard This One and Can You Top This?.
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1966
The Sandwich Man
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MovieJul 15, 1966

The Sandwich Man

A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around …
A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.
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1964
The Hollywood Palace
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TV ShowJan 4, 1964

The Hollywood Palace

The Hollywood Palace is an hour-long American television …
The Hollywood Palace is an hour-long American television variety show that was broadcast weekly Saturday nights (except September 1967 to January 1968, when it was seen Monday nights) on ABC from January 4, 1964, to February 7, 1970. Titled The Saturday Night Hollywood Palace during its first few weeks, it began as a midseason replacement for The Jerry Lewis Show, another variety show, which had lasted only three months.
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1963
Award1963

Best Entertainment Performance

Won British Academy …
Won British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance.
British Academy Television Award
Nomination1963

Best Entertainment Performance

Nominated for British …
Nominated for British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance.
British Academy Television Award
1962
Animal Magic
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TV ShowApr 13, 1962

Animal Magic

Animal Magic is a BBC children's television series which ran …
Animal Magic is a BBC children's television series which ran from 1962 to 1983 from BBC Bristol. It began fortnightly and was transmitted weekly from 1964. The presenter was Johnny Morris. The show combined jovial voiceovers applied to various animals from Bristol Zoo with some basic educational features.
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1961
The Do-It-Yourself Cartoon Kit
MovieApr 1, 1961

The Do-It-Yourself Cartoon Kit

The Do-It-Yourself Cartoon Kit released.
1958
I Only Arsked!
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MovieNov 11, 1958

I Only Arsked!

A group of misfit soldiers are desperately trying to fiddle …
A group of misfit soldiers are desperately trying to fiddle themselves some leave. Instead they wrangle a posting to the British Middle-East protectorate of Darawa. Their frustrations and disappointment at landing one of the harshest territories is compensated when they discover a secret passage to the King's harem.
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The Garry Moore Show
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TV ShowSep 30, 1958

The Garry Moore Show

The Garry Moore Show is the name for several separate …
The Garry Moore Show is the name for several separate American variety series on the CBS television network in the 1950s and 1960s. Hosted by experienced radio performer Garry Moore, the series helped launch the careers of many comedic talents, such as Dorothy Loudon, Don Adams, George Gobel, Carol Burnett, Don Knotts, Lee Goodman, James Kirkwood, Jr., and Jonathan Winters. The Garry Moore Show garnered a number of Emmy nominations and wins.
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1957
The Sky at Night
TV ShowApr 24, 1957

The Sky at Night

The Sky at Night is a monthly documentary television …
The Sky at Night is a monthly documentary television programme on astronomy produced by the BBC. The show had the same permanent presenter, Patrick Moore, from its first broadcast on 24 April 1957 until 7 January 2013. The latter date was a posthumous broadcast, which followed Moore's death on 9 December 2012. This made it the longest-running programme with the same presenter in television history. Many early episodes are missing, either because the tapes were wiped, thrown out, or because the episode was broadcast live and never recorded in the first place.
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1955
Raising a Riot
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MovieFeb 21, 1955

Raising a Riot

Tony Kent returns after a 3 years in the Navy to find his children …
Tony Kent returns after a 3 years in the Navy to find his children are strangers. When his wife suddenly called away Tony takes his brood to his father's windmill home where he tries to bond with Peter, Anne, and Fusty among misadventures.
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1953
Forces' Sweetheart
MovieNov 1, 1953

Forces' Sweetheart

Forces' Sweetheart is a 1953 British comedy film directed …
Forces' Sweetheart is a 1953 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Hy Hazell, Harry Secombe and Michael Bentine. The plot revolves around two gormless soldiers, played Secombe and Bentine who become infatuated with a female entertainer called Judy (Hazell). Both Secombe and Bentine wildly over-act.
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1952
Down Among the Z Men
MovieOct 1, 1952

Down Among the Z Men

Professor Pure Heart absentmindedly loses the top …
Professor Pure Heart absentmindedly loses the top secret formula in Harry Jones' Grocery Shop. "Bats of the Yard", as Harry calls himself, finds it and proudly attempts to return it to the Professor.
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Goonreel
MovieJul 2, 1952

Goonreel

The team from BBC radio's legendary "Goon Show" …
The team from BBC radio's legendary "Goon Show" present a one-off parody of television newsreels.
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1948
The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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1922
Michael Bentine
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Michael Bentine

Michael Bentine was born.
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