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PORRIDGE

Porridge was a British BBC situation comedy television show written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, starring Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale and Fulton Mackay, about life in a prison. Porridge was aired from 1974 to 1977.
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WICKED BIBLE

The wicked bible is a nickname given to the bible printed by Barker and Lucas in 1632 on account of an error made in the printing. The seventh commandment has the word 'not' omitted making it read:

"Thou shalt commit adultery."
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JOHN VEDRENNE

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John Eugene Vedrenne was a British stage manager. He was born in 1867. Leaving a commercial career, he became business manager to various London theatres. In 1904 he took the Court Theatre and, in partnership with Granville Barker made many striking productions, including plays of Euripides, and contemporary writers, such as George Bernard Shaw. The partnership ended in 1907, and John Vedrenne became associated with Lewis Waller at The Lyric, and in 1911 with Dennis Eadie at The Royalty, and later at The Kingsway.
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W G BARKER

W G Barker was a Canadian airman. He was born in 1894 and died in 1930. He was officially credited with bringing down fifty-two enemy aeroplanes in the Great War. He joined the Army in November, 1914, and was transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in December, 1915, serving in it and the RAF until the Armistice. In 1918 he was awarded the Victoria Cross. He was killed in a flying accident at Ottawa on the 12th of March, 1930, at the age of 35.
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ERIC BARKER

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Eric Barker was an English actor. He was born in 1912 at Thornton Heath, Surrey and died in 1990.
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LEX BARKER

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Lex Barker (Alexander Barker) was an American actor. He was born in 1919 at Rye, New York and died in 1973 of a heart attack.
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PATRICK SWAYZE

Patrick Wayne Swayze was an American dancer, actor and film producer. He was born in 1952 at Houston, Texas and died in 2009 of pancreatic cancer. After starring along side Jennifer Grey in the 1987 film 'Dirty Dancing' he went on to star in the 1990 film 'Ghost'. His last role was as 'Charles Barker' in the 2009 television series 'The Beast'.
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RONNIE BARKER

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Ronnie Barker was an English comedy actor and script writer. He was born in 1929 and died in 2005. He is best known for his portrayal of 'Fletcher' in the 1970's BBC television comedy series 'Porridge'.
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MARGARET BARKER

Margaret Barker was an American actress. She was born in 1908 at Baltimore, Maryland and died in 1992 of lung cancer.
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B-B MIDNITER

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The B-B Midniter is an American single-seater sporting monoplane built as an amateur project without planes in 1956 by Kenneth Bowser and Gailard Barker of Phoenix, Arizona. The B-B Midniter is a braced, low-wing monoplane powered by a Continental four-cylinder horizontally-opposed air-cooled engine providing a top speed of 185 kmh and a flying time of 3.5 hours endurance. The B-B Midniter was so named on account of the large amount of time working upon it at night.
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