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Baxter appeared in a number of films, including Geordie (1955), Very Important Person (1961), The Fast Lady (1962), Crooks Anonymous (1962) and Father Came Too! (1963), the last four alongside James Robertson Justice, together with the animation The Thief and the Cobbler (1995). Humphrey Carpenter lived nearly all his life in Oxford and was a broadcaster, author, prolific biographer and keen jazz musician. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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The first book proved very popular and it became a notableular series in Britain. Some of the books in the series included: Mr. Majeika and the Music Teacher, Mr. Majeika And The Haunted Hotel, Mr. Majeika and the School Play, Mr. Majeika and the School Book Week, Mr.TV review: When Alan Cumming Met Stanley Baxter". The Scotsman. 21 February 2010 . Retrieved 6 April 2014. The uniform that the boys used was an actual 1980s prep school uniform. The cast wore the uniforms of of a local school. They used the uniforms without permission, buying the clothes locally second hand. I'm not sure what the school thought about that. A boy at the school relates that the headmaster at the school was not at all happy about this and apparently tried to sue the producers, apparentky without success.

Mr Majeika - Penguin Books UK

During the 1960s, Baxter had his own show on BBC Radio Scotland. [4] In 1994 he returned to radio, taking the role of Noël Coward in the BBC World Service Play of the Week, Marvellous Party [5] directed by Neil Cargill. Written by Jon Wynne-Tyson, it also starred Dorothy Tutin as Coward's lifelong friend, Esme Wynne-Tyson (Jon's mother). Also with Cargill, he read Whisky Galore [6] and Jimmy Swan – The Joy Traveller [7] for BBC Radio, providing the voices of all the characters.

Baxter was known for his impressions of famous people, particularly The Queen (referred to in the context of the shows as 'the Duchess of Brendagh'). The Stanley Baxter Show ran between 1963 and 1971 on BBC One, and The Stanley Baxter Picture Show from 1972 to 1975 on ITV; the six-part Stanley Baxter Series was made by LWT in 1981. Eight one-hour TV specials were made by LWT and the BBC between 1973 and 1986.

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Readers interested in British preparatoty schools may want to look at the book and e-Books available through Apertures Press. These publications provide a great deal of information about the schools. Baxter was brought up in the West End of Glasgow, in a tenement. [12] He lived there from the age of five until he married actress Moira Robertson at 26 years of age. He later lived in Highgate, North London. He was married for 46 years until his wife's death in 1997 of an overdose while he was overseas. [13] Beacom, Brian (1 November 2020). The Real Stanley Baxter. Luath Press. ISBN 978-1910022054. Quoted in The Scotsman, 30 October 2020 {{ cite book}}: CS1 maint: postscript ( link)The Kings Theatre, Glasgow: Entertaining a Nation by Graeme Smith published 2008 ISBN 978-0-9559420-0-6 As well as the Mr Majeika titles, his children's books also included Shakespeare Without the Boring Bits and More Shakespeare Without the Boring Bits. He wrote plays for radio and theatre and founded the children's drama group The Mushy Pea Theatre Company. He played the tuba, double bass, bass saxophone and keyboard.

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