Tommy Cooper , " Talk of the Midlands " many moons ago . He was so pissed he could hardly stand up , and I couldn't understand a word he said . Very disappointing , and very expensive chicken and chips in a basket .
In the 1950 's , a 9 inch Bush TV , in a fetching dark brown bakelite , 405 lines . "Don't sit too close , you'll hurt your eyes " I was told , as I strained to see Bill and Ben the Flowerpot Men - flobberdob !