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Comic Mel Smith Leaves Millions To His Wife

British funnyman Mel Smith left a fortune of more than $10.4 million (£6.5 million) and a luxury home in Barbados to his wife.The funnyman passed away in July (13) at the age of 60 after...

Favorite British Comedian Mel Smith Dies, Aged 60

Comic actor and writer Mel Smith has passed away from a heart attack, his agent confirmed for BBC News this Saturday. Smith was 60. The actor and writer behind such comedy favorites as Not The...

Tributes Pour In For Late Comic Mel Smith

Britain's leading comedy stars including Rowan Atkinson, Simon Pegg and Stephen Fry have paid tribute to British funnyman Mel Smith following his death on Friday (19Jul13).The 60-year-old comedian passed away at his home in north-west...

Video Gone Viral: A Drunk Kim Wilde Gets Festive On London Underground

It’s been a long while since Kim Wilde’s been in the headlines and – whilst it probably wasn’t quite the career revival she may have been planning, she found herself at the centre of attention...

George Lucas To Cast Dead Film Stars In New Movies?

GEORGE LUCAS, the American film mogul and STAR WARS creator, is looking to take his passion for special effects and CGI one step further by casting dead film stars alongside Hollywood's current crop of actors...

Smith Backs Down In Scottish Smoking Controversy

LATEST: English actor MEL SMITH has backed down in his battle against new Scottish legislation which bans smoking in public places. The comedian, who is playing cigar-loving former British Prime Minister WINSTON CHURCHILL in ALLEGIANCE...

Mel Smith Defies Scottish Smoking Ban On Stage

LATEST: English actor MEL SMITH has defied a smoking ban in Scotland by lighting up a cigar onstage at the Edinburgh Fringe festival yesterday (06AUG06). The comedian, playing cigar-loving former British Prime Minister WINSTON CHURCHILL...

Smith Slams 'Nazi' Scottish Smoking Ban

British funnyman MEL SMITH has threatened to defy Scotland's smoking in public ban this summer (06) and has compared the strict rules to Nazi Germany under ADOLF HITLER. The comedian, who played British World War...

How Blackball Star Kaye Won His Starring Role

BLACKBALL director MEL SMITH cast comedian PAUL KAYE in his British bowling comedy because his wife found the maverick funny man deeply attractive. Stocky Smith's former model wife PAM thought Kaye would be ideal...

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Yacht - Chain Tripping Album Review

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Neverworld 2019 Review

Neverworld 2019 Review

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