Charlie Hall: Laurel and Hardy’s Chum

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It’s a century since Erdington-born actor Charlie Hall set his sights on a career in Hollywood, going on to make nearly 50 movies with his friends Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, plus many others with such stars as Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland and Edgar Kennedy. In our February show, Charlie’s biographer John Ullah talked to Steve Green about the comedian’s career — in the pub which bears his name — and you can watch their conversation here.