Walter Frederick George Williams (born 8 October 1928 in Heath End, Farnham, Surrey) more commonly known as Bill Maynard, is a British comedian and actor.
He attended Kibworth Beauchamp Grammar School and started as a variety performer, taking his professional surname from an advertising board (billboard) for Maynard's Wine Gums, a popular British confectionery. He placed fourth in the UK heat of the 1957 Eurovision Song Contest. With Terry Scott he appeared at Butlins Holiday Camp in Skegness and was teamed with him in the TV series Great Scott, It's Maynard!.
He was at first best known on TV for his role as Selwyn Froggitt in the sitcomOh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt! and for playing Fred Moffatt in The Gaffer. In 1973 Maynard teamed up with BBC Television actor & Comedian Ronnie Barker in the (original) award winning one-off called Football Blues in which aired as Spanners Eleven & was part of a series called Seven of One in where he joined the cast & of course Ronnie...
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Dragonheart is a 1996 fantasy/adventure film directed by Rob Cohen, and starring Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dina Meyer, and the voice of Sean Connery.The music for the film was composed by Randy Edelman, and the main theme song, "To The Stars," was used in the film Two Brothers as well as many other movie trailers, such as Mulan and Seven Years in Tibet, making it a very common film score.Dragonheart inspired a direct-to-video sequel, Dragonheart II: A New Beginning.England, A.D. 932: The cruel and tyrannical Saxon King Freyne summons his young son Einon (Lee Oakes) and Einon’s mentor Bowen (Quaid) to witness the suppression of a peasant rebellion. Though the king’s troops are ultimately victorious, Freyne is killed when the rebels stage an ambush. Einon rushes into the fray to claim his crown and is stabbed through the heart before Bowen can reach him.Though the wound should have been fatal, the young king’s mother hopes for a miracle. Queen Aislinn (Christie)...,
Confessions of a Window Cleaner is a 1974 British sex-farce film. Like the other films in the Confessions series; Confessions of a Driving Instructor, Confessions of a Pop Performer and Confessions from a Holiday Camp it concerns the erotic adventures of Timothy Lea and is based on the novels of Christopher Wood , writing as Timothy Lea. Timothy joins his brother-in-law’s window cleaning company. He soon discovers that some female customers require additional services. He reluctantly complies. Difficulties with his demanding girlfriend soon arise. Channel 5 was the first British terrestrial channel to show the entire series of Confessions films in 1997. At this time the Daily Mail newspaper was very critical of the sexual content of Channel 5's late night schedule, referring to Channel 5 as Channel Filth and the Confessions series as "Films from the darkest days of British cinema". ...
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