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Keith Waterhouse - The funeral of 'Hi-De-Hi and You Rang M'Lord?' actor, Paul Shane, takes place in Rotherham Minster. Shane who was best known for his mad-cap character Ted Bovis in the 80's sitcom 'Hi-De-Hi', passed way after a short period of ill health, aged 72. - Rotherham, United Kingdom - Friday 31st May 2013

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Billy Liar Review


Very Good
Billy Fisher isn't even an undertaker -- he's an undertaker's assistant. Against this pathetic profession he finds himself so bored silly that he daydreams constantly of a land where he's a military hero and ruler, and the two meet at random throughout the film. More and more, Billy dreams of escaping his horrible life, planning to run off to London with girlfriend Liz (Julie Christie). But can he do it? Billy Liar is on the repetitive side, but John Schlesinger's imagination in interpreting the source material makes it worthwhile. The ending remains one of cinema's great mysteries -- not in what happens on screen, but why it happens. Discuss amongst yourselves.
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