Cyril Nicholas Henty-Dodd

Simon Dee

My uncle, christened Henry, was always called Henty; my friends are the Dodds. How did they become intertwined? Well, we must look back to the 1960s when I had crushes on Illya Kuryakin (Man From U.N.C.L.E.) and Simon Dee. I gave the latter top billing a while back in a post about The Italian Job, in which he had a cameo role as a shirt maker but his real name is Cyril Nicholas Henty-Dodd. Continue reading Cyril Nicholas Henty-Dodd

Heart to Heart

Ralph Richardson as Sir Stanley Johnson and Kenneth More as David Mann in “ Heart to Heart”.

It’s 8.25 pm on Thursday 6th September 1962. You switch on the TV and all around Europe the same programme is being broadcast by the BBC (UK), RTE (Ireland), RTF (France), ORF (Austria), SRT (Sweden), NRK (Norway), RAI (Italy), NTS (Netherlands) and YLE (Finland) as part of a project called The Largest Theatre in the World. Continue reading Heart to Heart