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  Topic: old Wigan world
Chewie

Replies: 8
Views: 1442

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:42 am   Subject: Re: old Wigan world
Anyone still in touch with any of the OLD Wigan worlders?? Druid? Bo jangles?? Etc...would love a reunion Smile

Howdy Sallyminx. I use facebook now under a different name.

If you're on facebook, l ...
  Topic: Great News For Shevy
Chewie

Replies: 16
Views: 3835

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2010 6:12 am   Subject: Great News For Shevy
Tonker wrote:

Cat's Eyes were an English invention!

It was a yorkshire man who thought them up wasn't it, after seeing a cat walk towards his torchlight, wonder what we would have had if the ca ...
  Topic: Norman Wisdom
Chewie

Replies: 4
Views: 1394

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2010 9:22 pm   Subject: Norman Wisdom
sorry but i always thought he was rubbish.....and hes responsible for lee evans.

No need to be sorry mate we all have our own opinions and taste.... Wink

I agree there Vic... no point in prais ...
  Topic: Norman Wisdom
Chewie

Replies: 4
Views: 1394

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:41 am   Subject: Norman Wisdom
Died yesterday, aged 95.

Another comedy legend gone. R.I.P.

Check out this clip though from "The Early Bird" (1965) - always loved this, and always makes me laugh!

http://www.youtub ...
  Topic: "Youtube Complaint" - update.
Chewie

Replies: 59
Views: 13978

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 12:19 am   Subject: "Youtube Complaint" - update.
Again the gentleman fails to see the 'full story' so don't worry about it Vic...

Yep, I thought the vid was okay.

Yep, I didn't mind seeing myself on there.

But then his comments became less ...
  Topic: Ronnie Fosters Guide To Wigan : The Official Trailer
Chewie

Replies: 27
Views: 5881

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:43 am   Subject: Ronnie Fosters Guide To Wigan : The Official Trailer
And tell Ronnie well done for saying that to youn 'sculpture' - he's a voice for a lot of folk in Wigan in that respect! Very Happy
  Topic: Ronnie Fosters Guide To Wigan : The Official Trailer
Chewie

Replies: 27
Views: 5881

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:18 am   Subject: Ronnie Fosters Guide To Wigan : The Official Trailer
Very Happy Belter!

Love the comment about who's protecting Haigh Hall... a good bit of dancing too!!!

Good luck with it James.


Smile
  Topic: Hi I'm back.
Chewie

Replies: 9
Views: 2399

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 4:53 pm   Subject: Hi I'm back.
Here ye go - Millercare.

http://www.millercare.co.uk/main.asp?sitepages=showwigan

Smile
  Topic: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
Chewie

Replies: 9
Views: 2769

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2010 1:52 pm   Subject: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
I think he lived in King St Westhoughton. His father was a Doctor. Which is the pub your on about Chewie?

Yep - Robert Shaw was born in King Street, Westhoughton in 1927. He notably appeared in Ste ...
  Topic: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
Chewie

Replies: 9
Views: 2769

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2010 1:50 pm   Subject: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
I remember him in his Buccaneer days. Laughing



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pb6megZvY9Q

Very Happy I like the tune - very jaunty eh? Very Happy
  Topic: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
Chewie

Replies: 9
Views: 2769

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2010 7:20 am   Subject: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
Aye... 51's no age is it?

9 kids though eh? Blimey!!!

I'll see what there is on the chap when I do a trip to Westhoughton... wonder if there's owt up in the pub picturewise or a bit of biog? It' ...
  Topic: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
Chewie

Replies: 9
Views: 2769

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Aug 28, 2010 7:12 pm   Subject: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
So he died around 3 years after making jaws. Shame great actor. Knew he was westhoughton though. In that new piranha movie richard dreyfuss is singing 'show me the way to go home' at the start I think ...
  Topic: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
Chewie

Replies: 9
Views: 2769

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:34 pm   Subject: Robert Shaw (Quint from "Jaws") died on this day.
"What of it?"

Well, did you know that this chap although not a Wiganer, was a Lancashire Lad from Westhoughton.

http://www.cinemaretro.com/uploads/jawshiresphotos001.jpg

Not been to ...
  Topic: "Youtube Complaint" - update.
Chewie

Replies: 59
Views: 13978

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:35 am   Subject: "Youtube Complaint" - update.
I bet Voltaire's spinning in his grave, Chewie.

No doubt that'll please Harry Potter.

Youtube obviously know how to do their job in dealing with complaints, reviewing and moderating - you know.. ...
  Topic: "Youtube Complaint" - update.
Chewie

Replies: 59
Views: 13978

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:06 pm   Subject: "Youtube Complaint" - update.
Youtube have taken the video off... and it serves the b*gger right for not having the decency to simply answer them and edit.

Here's the email.

Hi there, Thanks for your email.

We have remov ...
 
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