Eric Idle - Comic, actor, songwriter…
There are few on screen comedians who stand out from my earliest memories of comic entertainers. Saturday nights watching the box with my folks and sister. My list is typically British for a nipper.
Tommy Cooper, Jasper Carrott, the show Are you Being Served along with the legends of Monty Python.
Cut to a few years later, ha ha, and the bright man Eric Idle walks in for our portrait shoot.
Cuppa tea I ask? Yes please. None of that Earl Grey stuff he says.