Thursday 06 July 2006
Reading Derek Hodgson's excellent obituary of "Fiery" Fred Trueman [3 July] I was astounded that there was no mention of Fred's involvement, in the mid-Seventies, with the cult Yorkshire TV programme The Indoor League,
writes Glenn Showler.
As the beer-swilling, pipe-smoking host Fred, dressed in hideous sweaters, epitomised the then pub-going public whose evening consisted of darts, dominoes, bar billiards, arm-wrestling, table football, skittles etc (most of which are no more than distant memories to most of us) and he gave us one of the most endearing sign-offs TV will ever remember - "I'll sithee" . . .
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- 2 Stamford Hill council removes 'unacceptable' posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 3 Kim Kardashian 'naked pictures' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence 'The Fappening' scandal
- 4 Matthew Miller: American sentenced to hard labour in North Korea 'wanted to be Snowden II'
- 5 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death
Stamford Hill council removes 'unacceptable' posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
Kim Kardashian 'naked pictures' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence 'The Fappening' scandal
Isis in Syria: 60,000 Kurds flee terror in new exodus
Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death
4Chan naked photos leak: Celebrity Twitter reactions to the mass breach of privacy
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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