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Children's entertainer Terry Hall dies

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Staffs Col

Staffs Col Report 27 Jul 2008 18:21

Tragic about the Titanic....well if we are delving into history

ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom

ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom Report 27 Jul 2008 18:17

Thought It was a bit Deja Vous !

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 27 Jul 2008 17:47

this is an old thread !!

Sun Lover

Sun Lover Report 12 Apr 2007 21:37

Such a shame Terry has died. He was one of the old school entertainers. He knew how to entertain children without resorting to shouting and gunky mess everywhere like most do today. I think most children loved Terry and Lenny. I was in the Lenny The Lion Fan Club. We had a membership card and badge and a signed photo LOL I remember going to see him at Sunderland Empire Theatre and think those wearing the member badge got in a bit cheaper.


Anne Report 12 Apr 2007 19:38

Lenny The Lion is one of my first memories of watching T.V. I loved him. Use to like the one with the big jolly pirate and his parrot, can't remember the name of the programme though.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 12 Apr 2007 18:22

I am sad to hear that, I remember 'Lenny the lion' well and also have his autograph as my brother worked in theatre in the '60s Rosex


NannaMoo Report 12 Apr 2007 15:56

How sad that Terry Hall has gone...and Lenny the Lion with him too...I have some wonderful childhood memories of watching Lenny, he was sooo cheeky and did make me giggle... Nanna-Moo x

Nanna Gaynor  (June nr Preston's Daughter)

Nanna Gaynor (June nr Preston's Daughter) Report 12 Apr 2007 06:51

I remember him from when I was a little girl Ahhh R.I.P. Terry ....... and Lenny the Lion Gaynor xxx

Little Lost

Little Lost Report 12 Apr 2007 03:45

I remember Lenny the Lion but didnt recognise the entertainers name. Orville is more recent with Keith Harris.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 12 Apr 2007 03:43

Oh I can remember him, his face came into my mind as I read the title of the thread. Gave a lot of pleasure to many, R I P Terry.


MaryinSpain Report 11 Apr 2007 11:08

I remember him - did he have Orvill the Duck as well or was that someone else. Used to love Lenny the Lion. Mary xx

Linda G

Linda G Report 11 Apr 2007 11:05

Bless him That was my era. Used to love Lenny the Lion Linda

☺Carol in Dulwich☺

☺Carol in Dulwich☺ Report 11 Apr 2007 11:01

Children's entertainer Hall dies

☺Carol in Dulwich☺

☺Carol in Dulwich☺ Report 11 Apr 2007 10:59

Terry Hall entertained generations of children Terry Hall, who was one of the earliest children's television entertainers, along with his sidekick Lenny the Lion, has died after a long illness, aged 80. Hall, of Earlsdon, in Coventry, first appeared on the BBC with Lenny in 1956 and they had their own show from 1957. The Beatles made one of their early TV appearances in a 1963 episode of Pops and Lenny, singing Please, Please Me. Hall also appeared in the US on the Ed Sullivan Show and on UK television throughout the 1960s and 1970s.