Leeds nostalgia: Laughing in the city

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We all need a good laugh now and again and one man who always made us chuckle was the lovely Roy Kinnear who was in Leeds in 1986.

Roy was helping Simon Norfolk and Simon Jose launch their new monthly magazine.

1986: Roy Kinnear helps Simon Jose and Simon Norfolk launch their new monthly magazine.

1986: Roy Kinnear helps Simon Jose and Simon Norfolk launch their new monthly magazine.

Cabaret stars Dickie and Dottie from Rothwell were on their way back to Dublin where they had just been cleared of indecency charges – over their act which involved a naked Dottie having strategically placed objects to cover her.

Sixties and Seventies favourite Terry Scott took a break from appearing at the Bradford Alhambra in 1975 to open a Save the Children Fund bargain sale at Pudsey and back in 1950 it was the American vaudevillian Ole Olsen who was in Leeds for the Panto season .

Finally, Leeds played host to silent film legend Harold Lloyd when he arrived in 1970 to open a new film theatre at Leeds Playhouse.

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