Syd takes a 'Little' dig at modern telly during show at Brean
half of the classic TV comedy duo Little and Large gave a lively
performance in Brean at the weekend.
Syd Little, 70, who was part of the popular double act with Eddie
Large, performed in front of 120 people at Brean Leisure Park
demonstrating that he's lost none of his comedy or singing skills,
he had a quick dig at today's TV output as he recounted how he
used to perform in front of huge audiences.
said: "Today's TV is cr** - there's never anything worth
watching. In our day, Eddie and I attracted audiences of 18 million.
Today's shows would die to attract half that!"
performance was met with loud cheers of support from the crowd
of Brean holidaymakers.
and Large's TV show ran from 1976 to 1991 and started after they
won a TV talent show called Opportunity Knocks in 1971
which eventually led to a successful 20-year television career.
the cancellation of The Little and Large Show, Syd took
life a little easier, appearing occasionally on shows such as
Shooting Stars, until 2005 when he took part in the reality
television show Trust Me I'm A Holiday Rep. He also appeared
on The Bob Monkhouse Show, Wogan and Comedy Map of Britain.
can now be seen in summer shows across the UK, as well as guest
appearances on cruise ships and at pantos.