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Laura Solon, "Laura Ben and Him" etc

Post by a1tiptop » Sat Jan 19, 2008 6:59 am

Laura Solon. If you don't know her, you should. She was in the latest series of Harry Enfield (as one of the polish women in the coffee shop) but please don't let that put you off.

Her Radio 4 show "Talking and Not talking" is well worth tracking down and listening to. Tis Genius and is out on CD in Feb:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_ss_w_h ... =11&Go.y=7

She's most famous for a character she does who is a mad German lady who always talks about her China Lion. She did Edinburgh and got fairly well known for that character.

Also, her new TV series "Laura, Ben and Him" is frikkin GENIUS. Character-based sketch comedy a little reminiscent of Big Train but more random and strange. And it's on ITV2 this year some time (I've just been to a recording).

She's going to be a big star and I love her.
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Post by mamashaz » Mon Mar 10, 2008 4:04 pm

So cleaner tried to tell me about Laura Solon but all I heard was meh meh meehh meh meh meehh. So I grabbed her hair and smacked her in zer boobies.
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Post by a1tiptop » Mon Mar 10, 2008 5:39 pm

Ha ha ha. China Lion tells me zat Lauran, Ben and "him" can be found on ITV 2 this week at 10:30pm. Be there or be a non comedy lover!
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Post by miss denton » Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:55 am

Have seen this weeks Laura, Ben and him. I liked the chronicles of nania sketch :D

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Post by a1tiptop » Fri Mar 21, 2008 1:18 pm

I must say, I have taken up the catch phrase "Bloody government" and use it in a curmudgeonly way whenever possible! :D Haven't seen this week's yet as I've been out.
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Post by Pam Doove: Olivier winner » Fri Mar 21, 2008 1:48 pm

a1tiptop wrote:I must say, I have taken up the catch phrase "Bloody government" and use it in a curmudgeonly way whenever possible! :D Haven't seen this week's yet as I've been out.
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Post by a1tiptop » Fri Mar 21, 2008 1:51 pm

He's totally and utterly adorable.

I LOVED the dungeons and dragons sketch too.
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Post by serafina pekkala » Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:40 pm

I have recently found Laura and I've love her stuff. Where is the best place to start?

I actually quite enjoy her on Harry and Paul - when she plays Boo the younger girlfriend or the Polish cafe women. And she works with Morwenna so that's brillness.

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Post by a1tiptop » Tue Oct 21, 2008 1:40 pm

I've got her entire 1st radio series on mp3. I don't think it's on listen again any more. I could do you a zip file on Yousendit or something?

Spreading the China Lion love!
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Post by serafina pekkala » Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:29 pm

a1tiptop wrote:I've got her entire 1st radio series on mp3. I don't think it's on listen again any more. I could do you a zip file on Yousendit or something?

Spreading the China Lion love!
Thanks, honey. Please send away cos it isn't available anymore - PM me if you likey.

Funny because 'china lion' was one of the snippets I heard. :)

Sefi x

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