D. V. Harris

"David Harris"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (19 of 19)
Location: Portsmouth, Hants, UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,141,909 - Total Helpful Votes: 19 of 19
The Rag Trade - LWT Series 1 - Complete [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Peter Jones
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
The Rag Trade originally started in the early 60's on the BBC and included Reg Varney (On The Buses fame)in its cast. A few years later LWT produced this series and include Anna Karen in the cast playing the same character from On The Buses - Olive Rudge. However the series really belongs to its two main stars Peter Jones as Fenner and Miriam Karlin as Paddy the shop steward. The charisma of Peter Jones and Miriam Karlin together is an instant hit. Based in the garment industry which has fast faded from the British scene because of cheaper products from abroad. This gives a hint of the enjoyable times that were had in small factories in the past. This is not just a great comedy show, but a… Read more
On the Buses - The Complete Series [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Reg Varney
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
I bought this because I love some of the older series from TV and I was not disappointed. I found it just as enjoyable and funny as the first time I saw it. I would recommend that if you haven't seen it, watch it. Sadly most of the main actors in the series have passed away now leaving only Anna Karen (Olive) and Stephen Lewis (The Inspector Blakey) left. However the show is a fitting tribute to them all. My wife and I watched the whole series from beginning to end and laughed loudly as we did. The extras are also brilliant. I can only hope that sometime in the future that they will release the 13 episodes of the spin off series starring Steven Lewis called Don't Drink The Water. The first… Read more

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