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Old 15-03-2013, 13:43
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Comic who made career out of pretending his microphone was faulty,funny though. Appeared on Tiswas a few times
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Old 15-03-2013, 13:49
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Comic who made career out of pretending his microphone was faulty,funny though. Appeared on Tiswas a few times
I'd no idea he was 87.

RIP Norman.

Don't think he could have got away with this today though.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQjmqfZX9CA 5.11 in.
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Old 15-03-2013, 14:38
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I rememb r hi from t e 70s.

A gr at c medi n in h s ay.

R P Norm n!



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Som th ng wr ng w th my p st!
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Old 15-03-2013, 15:04
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A comedian from my childhood, and my home town. He'll be missed.
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Old 15-03-2013, 16:26
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The first time I saw Norman on TV do the faulty mic routine it had me in stitches. RIP Norman and thanks for the laughs.
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Old 15-03-2013, 16:33
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I loved the winding down of the window routine the first time I saw it as well - I thought it was so funny, and still brings a smile to my face when I think about it.
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Old 15-03-2013, 16:37
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I rememb r hi from t e 70s.

A gr at c medi n in h s ay.

R P Norm n!



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Som th ng wr ng w th my p st!
Nice
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Old 15-03-2013, 16:59
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RIP Norman. Saw him at Blackpool. Hilarious routine. Think that was the only routine he had, made a whole career out of it. Just the winding window down on car and the faulty mic! Didnt tell jokes i dont think...
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Old 15-03-2013, 17:16
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RIP Norman. Saw him at Blackpool. Hilarious routine. Think that was the only routine he had, made a whole career out of it. Just the winding window down on car and the faulty mic! Didnt tell jokes i dont think...
Me too! Long time ago though. He was appearing in a show with Jim Davidson.
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Old 15-03-2013, 17:18
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RIP Norman, condolences to all family and friends.
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Old 15-03-2013, 18:03
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Very sad, not a bad age considering though
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Old 15-03-2013, 18:13
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Just seen Billy Pearce saying on Calendar News that he never heard anyone in show business say a bad word about him and I can totally believe that.
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Old 15-03-2013, 20:02
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I had to listen to the announcement twice on the radio as I missed abit the first time.
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Old 15-03-2013, 20:23
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Norman used to really make me laugh with his window thing.
On the radio today they played a recording of him with the faulty mike and even though I have heard the gag countless times I was in stitches again.
RIP Norman.
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Old 15-03-2013, 23:49
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Ah he was greatxxxxxx R.I.Pxxx
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Old 16-03-2013, 00:57
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A great sold school comedian.

RIP Norman.
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Old 16-03-2013, 01:00
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I rememb r hi from t e 70s.

A gr at c medi n in h s ay.

R P Norm n!



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Som th ng wr ng w th my p st!
witty post.

meat pies have arrived.
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Old 16-03-2013, 01:21
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Shocked to find he had THREE gags!
Thought he only did the Broken Mic & Chicken impression
Still, part of my youth..
R.I.P
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Old 16-03-2013, 15:35
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RIP Norman Collier Best remembered for his hilarious chicken and faulty microphone routines.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...s-aged-87.html
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Old 16-03-2013, 17:45
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Aww yeah i remember his faulty microphone ..
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Old 16-03-2013, 17:51
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I didn't think he was 87. He carried his age well. RIP.
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Old 16-03-2013, 20:39
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Perhaps his eulogy should be delivered through a faulty mic.
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Old 16-03-2013, 20:59
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Perhaps his eulogy should be delivered through a faulty mic.
I'm sure he would love something like that to happen
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Old 16-03-2013, 21:09
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I thought he was brilliant.
According to Chortle, when he was born, he weighed 15lb 4oz
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