(L-R) Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan, the original Goons, back together again for the first time in 12 years, especially for the BBC's 50th anniversary celebrations. * 11/4/2001: Comedy legend Sir Harry died Wednesday April 11, 2001, his daughter Jenny Secombe has said. 29/05/01: Andrew Secombe, the son of the late comic Sir Harry revives some of his father's funniest moments as BBC Radio 2 celebrates the Goon Show's 50th birthday. Andrew said his father would be chuckling in heaven after he stepped in to fill his shoes for the programme. 27/02/02: Spike Milligan died early today at his home in Sussex, his agent said.
An animated response from Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during her interview with PA Chief Correspondent, Chris Moncrieff at 10 Downing Street, on the day she became the longest serving Prime Minister of the century. She has been at the post for eight years and 244 days, overtaking the record set by Asquith, the Liberal PM.
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Lena Zavaroni with Bonnie Langford
PA Photo 12/9/78 A library file picture of singer Lena Zavaroni with Bonnie Langford performing at the London Palladium in a one hour special "Lena and Bonnie". * 2/10/1999 Lena Zavaroni dies from an infection following an operation. Miss Zavaroni suffered for many years from anorexia nervosa.