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The Long Johns by John Bird

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Sign in. We gaze into our crystal ball to look at seven Toronto International Film Festival titles to watch for come awards season. Watch the video. Title: Bremner, Bird and Fortune . If you're one of the people that gets frustrated that for instance our politicians always dodge questions and waste the viewer and interviewer's time, then you'll probably see Bird and Fortune's interviews as a breath of fresh air - exposing the randomness of the responses and blatant lying that goes on.

John Fortune born John C. Fortune was born John Wood in Bristol in In , with John Wells , he published the comic novel A Melon for Ecstasy , about a man who consummates his love affair with a tree. He appeared with Peter Sellers in a Barclays Bank television commercial in , shortly before Sellers' death. Along with writing several series for the BBC , in Fortune appeared in an episode of the BBC sitcom Yes Minister , as an army officer who brings the minister's attention to British-made weapons getting into the hands of terrorists.

With Brexit just three months away we still have no idea what will actually happen to the UK once it exits the European Union but, after all, it is 'the will of the people'. Of course, EU scepticism and a rose-tinted view of life outside of the EU is hardly a new thing and has pretty much existed since the UK entered the union in In typical Brexiteer fashion, Parr manages to contradict himself on more than one occasion during the nearly minute interview and it really is a scary prediction of what was to come. HT The Poke. Anyone can post in open comments. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates.

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Following the death of the comedian, actor and writer John Fortune , we look back at five great sketches performed with his comedy partner John Bird. The pair appeared together on TV shows from the early s onwards, taking a satirical look at the political and economic issues of the day. Here are just a few of the subjects they tackled.

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  1. John Fortune, who has died aged 74 after a long illness, was a distinguished member of the Oxbridge generation of brainy comedians who turned British entertainment inside out in the early s, along with his friend, college contemporary and writing partner, John Bird, as well as Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett, David Frost , Eleanor Bron and John Wells.

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