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Smug Roberts Tickets and Details

TV actor and standup comedian Smug Roberts is appearing at the Laurel and Hardy Museum on Saturday the 14th of November at 8pm. Click here to buy tickets, or call us on 01229 582292.

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Spotted on Amazo: Lego Minifigures

I’ve always loved Lego, like many kids there was a huge box of assorted bits in my bedroom. Regularly tipped out, scooped up, played with, stood on, hoovered and lost. These little fellas are a bit too expensive to be … Continue reading

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Venue Hire

Looking for a unique venue for your event? Look no further than the Laurel and Hardy Museum. Our exhibition space is flexible enough for all types of events. Birthday parties, weddings, plays, presentations, comedy, poetry, magic, or anything else you … Continue reading

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Silent Film Reviews – 1928

“Leave ‘Em Laughing” *** Released 28th January 1928, Laurel and Hardy proved how laughter can be infectious, even during the silent era. Stan is keeping Ollie awake at 3am with toothache and so Ollie provides him with a hot water … Continue reading

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Silent Film Reviews – 1929

“Liberty” *** Released 26th January 1929, “Liberty” is Laurel and Hardy’s answer to Harold Lloyd’s spectacular clock-dangling sequence in “Safety Last!” (1921). The scenes that include Stan and Ollie attempting to change their trousers were originally filmed for their previous … Continue reading

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An introduction to our silent movie reviews.

Laurel and Hardy made 106 films together and this included 33 silent films. An enthusiastic Laurel and Hardy fan would find it fascinating to view all of these films and watch them develop from their solo careers into the wonderful … Continue reading

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Silent Film Reviews – 1927

“The Lucky Dog” * Released 1st December 1921, this is the first film that Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy appear in together. Stan is kicked out by a landlady “whose heart is harder than her mattress.” He later encounters some … Continue reading

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Return to Arendel, Forzen Christmas Party

We love Frozen at the Laurel and Hardy Museum, so much so that we’ve invited the princesses along to have a party! Sing-along to your favourite songs, have a dance and meet the cast for a photo opportunity at the … Continue reading

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Letters from Stan

Letters from Stan is an amazing collection of correspondence written by Stan Laurel. There’s no way to better what they have to say on the subject so here is a copy of their front page. Please spend some time on … Continue reading

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Laurel & Hardy Volume 1 – A Chump at Oxford and Related Shorts

The first volume in the 21 disk box set is A Chump at Oxford and Related Shorts. A Chump at Oxford Released in 1940, A Chump at Oxford sees our boys down on their luck and forced to take a … Continue reading

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