I know it sounds sad, but I was looking at old clips of Top of the Pops from the 80's the other night and in one there was a clip of old Russ singing his now infamous hit, "Atmosphere" from about 1985 I think.
Got me thinking, you literally never see him anymore. A classic example of someone who was hugely famous and then vanished off the face of the earth. He was a proper all round entertainer and I can remember watching his show with my parents as a small child. We thought he was hilarious, he was in cigar adverts as well.
I think he's long overdue a comeback. Why other comedians from the era like Bobby Davro, Joe Pesquale, Cannon and Ball etc still turn up on shows today and old Russ doesn't?