Monday, 19 January 2009

I was sad to hear..

.. that Tony Hart has passed away. For those of you who don't remember him the obituary which appeared in today's Guardian will get you up to speed..

I loved watching his shows. They inspired me to draw all over everything with anything I could get my hands on. He could do anything in any style and it always looked easy and achievable. Unlike a lot of the presenters you remember from your youth who were slightly sinister in retrospect Tony Hart was always likeable and inspiring. Here's a clip from 1976 of him running it..

1 comment:

Christopher Massey said...

Tony Hart, Harold Pinter, Eartha Kitt, Bernie Mac, Nora BAtty.... its always the good ones