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Month: May 2016

Meeting Stanley Baxter (The Oldie, September 2006)

Meeting Stanley Baxter (The Oldie, September 2006)

The name Stanley Baxter means different things to different generations. To younger viewers, he’s Mr Majeika. If you’re a Scot over 40, he’s the ‘Parliamo Glasgow’ man or the best panto dame who ever donned an outsize pair of bloomers. To everyone else, he was ITV’s not-so-secret weapon against Eric and Ernie in the Christmas ratings war. However, you could be forgiven for wondering if he’s still alive, because unlike many performers (Ronnie Barker being the other notable exception), he…

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