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Trivia / Dinner for One

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  • ...But I Play One on TV: Freddy Frinton did not drink. Ever. He played a scarily convincing drunkard, though.
  • No Export for You: On several occasions, the BBC asked German television for copies of Dinner for One, and received it. What they were doing with these copies is anyone's guess. It is available on Youtube and finally made its debut at a British comedy festival in late 2018, fifty-five years after it was originally produced. It made its UK television debut that New Year's Eve, on Sky Arts.
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  • Throw It In!: James constant stumbling over the tiger's head was conceived when Freddy Frinton accidentally fell over the head one evening, while touring Britain with the sketch. The audience's reaction persuaded him to keep it and turn it into a Running Gag.


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