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Commonplace Corner. Frankie Howerd

Blog | May 01, 2024

Frankie Howerd as Lurcio, Up Pompeii!

Oh, she’s very embittered, you know. Very embittered. You’ve seen the ring she had on? Well, allegedly, that was given to her by her fiancé when she was 18, and he jilted her, and she hasn’t had it off since! Poor dear!

Lurcio (played by Frankie Howerd) on Cassandra, the grumpy prophetess, in Up Pompeii!