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Copyright Philip Wolmuth - http://bit.ly/TNZ92h
Copyright Philip Wolmuth - http://bit.ly/TNZ92h

Another regular speaker remembered from the 1960s and 1970s: Smithy.

Smithy 1972, courtesy of Paul Kennett ©

Smithy’s favourite act was to simultaneously play the part of both racing jockey and commentator whilst peering through a pair of imaginary binoculars – in this case a rolled-up newspaper and give you a radio commentary: 

“Here they come, here they come, they’re coming round the bend! Here they come, here they come, by a nose!”

 

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