Saturday, 20 July 2013

Alas Smith – and Jones

Alas we have today lost the excellent Mel Smith, owing to a fatal heart attack. He was not just a comedy writer and performer, but also tackled serious acting parts with considerable acclaim. UPDATE: Here is a very informative obituary.

Here, though, is the character he made most famous, along with his wonderful 'foil', the Griff Rhys-Jones character in one of their head-to-heads for Not The Nine O'Clock News all those years ago...

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