Paddy Shennan: Sue Johnston.
Byline: Paddy Shennan
IT was impossible not to feel some sympathy for the like able Sue Johnston Sue Johnston (born 7 December 1943) is an English actress. Biography
Johnston was born in Warrington, Cheshire, and grew up in Prescot, Merseyside. After working as a tax inspector, she attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. , as she went in search of the facts about her late grandfather (Who Do You Think You Are? BBC BBC
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Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927. 2, Tuesday).
In particular, she wanted confirmation that the railway man drove the famous Flying Scotman: ``I thought he was a god and a god has to drive the best trains.
But, er, he didn't. Thankfully, Sue got over her disappointment and was delighted to finish her investigations with a deeper understanding of her family roots.
WOULD a new school year see the teachers turning over a new leaf A New Leaf (1971) is a black comedy based on a short story by Jack Ritchie, starring Elaine May, Walter Matthau, George Rose and James Coco. Better known for her collaboration as a stage comedienne with The Graduate ?
The answer was in the opening scene, when we saw two of them urinating on the graves of their former enemies -- well, you don't change a winning formula, do you?
Back for a fourth series, Teachers (Channel 4, Tuesday) continues to provide a counterblast to those shiny ``Go on, retrain re·train
tr. & intr.v. re·trained, re·train·ing, re·trains
To train or undergo training again.
re·train to be a teacher -- it's great fun'' adverts.
And Fat Bob's new wig is brilliant.
SECOND programme in the series, second therapy session/love-in between the featured couples (Wife Swap, Channel 4, Tuesday). But at least, before the niceness and apologies kicked in, we heard dinosaur male Phil rage at his exchange partner, Deirdre: ``Put my house back together or pack your bags and p*** off!''
If we wanted bland togetherness, we'd just watch Richard and Judy.
``DIANA certainly kept me busy, '' said Jennie Bond, in her usual ``the world revolves around me, you know'' way (Jennie Bond's Royals, five, Wednesday).
Poor her. What an inconvenience it must have been.