Tuesday, January 5, 2010

A Tribute to 'Mother and Son' for Twelfth Night

The Yuletide season is not complete for me without 'Mother and Son', one of my favourite comedy series. Unfortunately, although it enjoyed great popularity in Australia, it has been terribly underrated internationally. It is virtually impossible to find the Christmas episode anywhere outside of Australia.

From an old recording, here are a few choice moments showing the wonderful Dame Ruth Cracknell as 'Mum' in 'Mother and Son' in the classical Christmas episode.

Later: For those who are familiar with the series, there is a rather wonderful video that shows some of the 'unscripted' moments that were deleted from the final recordings:

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