Get to know Dave Allen

When I was a kid, on Sunday nights, the local PBS station would play various BBC comedies: Benny Hill, Monty Python, etc. The one show, though, that I remember fondly, even from childhood, was “Dave Allen At Large.” Even though the comedy was a little blue at times, he had a remarkable way of telling a joke or a funny story.

Read more about him at Wikipedia and enjoy this clip. He alway did his jokes from a tall chair, a stylish 70s hair style, a lit cigarette, and a glass of scotch. It is a quintessential Dave Allen story:

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