Saturday, 4 June 2011

"Everybody Out!"

Miriam Karlin and Peter Jones

By way of a tribute to the fabulous Miriam Karlin, lovely lady lesbian and star of numerous stage and screen productions since the 1950s (notably the long-running TV comedy The Rag Trade), who died yesterday, here's a classic clip from her most famous role:



Unfortunately the clip doesn't feature her shop-steward's catchphrase "Everybody out!", but fab anyway...

RIP a true character!

Miriam Karlin obituary in The Telegraph

4 comments:

  1. it must have run for quite a while cos I remember Everybody Out!

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  2. I remember it too. We're all showing our age. HT

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  3. None of us is old enough to remember the original with Sheila Hancock and Reg Varney in it, I believe... It was revived by ITV in the late 70s, with Anna Karen, Peter Jones and Gillian Taylforth(!). Jx

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  4. you're so sagacious Mr Jon x

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