1950 - 2005
Malcolm’s mother Joan Hardee died on 29th November 2011,
peacefully, in a nursing home near Deal in Kent. She was 84.
|THE MALCOLM HARDEE
COMEDY AWARDS SHOW
The 2013 Malcolm Hardee Awards will be held
in Edinburgh on the evening of Friday 23rd August
of the late, great comic,
agent, manager, club-owner
and anarchic prankster
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of the great characters in the comedy business...his scams,
scrapes and escapades will be talked about for years to come
greatest influence on British comedy over the last 25 years
to a generation of comic talent
of the most anarchic figures of his era"
(London Evening Standard)
outrageous and a prize prankster...a genuine original
larger than life character whose ribald behaviour and risque pranks
sinner of alternative comedy,
renowned for his outrageous stunts
his life he maintained a fearlessness
and an indifference to consequences
(obituary, The Times)
FOR MALCOLM'S FUNERAL...
can there have been so much laughter and irreverence
at a funeral service and rarely can it have been more appropriate
TO LEAVE YOUR OWN
MEMORIES OF MALCOLM
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• JO BRAND's poem at Malcolm's funeral (2 mins)
• STEWART LEE's speech at Malcolm's funera (4 mins)
• FRANK HARDEE's speech at his father's funeral (7 mins)
• SIMON MUNNERY talks about Malcolm on the BBC Radio 4 series Loose Ends, 27th January 2007 (5 mins 17 secs)
To read reviews of his autobiography, CLICK HERE
Malcolm is featured in The Rough Guide to British Cult Comedy, written by Julian Hall which was published in 2006. To read the press release (in Adobe Acrobat), CLICK HERE. To read the Chortle review, CLICK HERE. To buy a copy from Amazon, CLICK HERE.
artwork by Brian Damage from an original
photo by David Tuck - www.davidtuck.co.uk
FRIEND 'WIZO' SAID:
(Wizo died on 16th April 2009 in Australia - obituary HERE)