Pineapples Quotes (6 quotes)
Joyce Grenfell OBE (1910-1979), 69, comedienne
Old Tyme Dancing (Stately As A Galleon)
She must be over sixty-seven, if she is a day. You might have thought her life was dull. It's one long whirl instead. The trouble is that there Are too many ladies over, and no gentlemen to spare. It seems a shame. It's not the same, but still it has to be. Some ladies have to dance together.
To fans of the revered series of St. Ruby Gates, but that was only one persona in a gallery of colourful characters performed by Joyce Grenfell over four decades. Though appearing in two dozen films with occasional forays into radio and television Joyce was primarily a stage performer who, by the s, was entrancing theatre audiences around the world with her multi-faceted one-woman show. Though born Joyce Phipps in London in , the lady who became such a perennial purveyor of English eccentricity was in fact the daughter of an exuberant American lady of wealthy antecedents and her British architect husband. She married one Reggie Grenfell in her late teens in a union that would last fifty years until her death. By Joyce was contributing humorous verses to Punch. And within months Joyce Grenfell was appearing in the West End show The Little Revue and had become a fully-fledged professional entertainer.
OLD TYME DANCING (Stately As A Galleon). by. Joyce Grenfell. My neighbour, Mrs Fanshaw, is portly-plump and gay, She must be over sixty-seven, if she is a.
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