Keith Harris And Orville
What is Keith up now, and has Orville grown out of wearing nappies?



 BEFORE...
When Keith was young, he used to play a ventriloquist's dummy and sit on his dad's knee, earning between them around 20 a weekend.
Appeared on BBC television from 1982 to 1990 with "The Keith Harris Show", featuring puppets such as Orville The Duck and Cuddles The Monkey.
Keith Harris and Orville had a massive hit single with "Orville's Song" which sold over 400,000 copies.

 AFTER...
Dropped out of the public limelight in 1990 after their TV show ended.
Keith drives a Mercedes with the registration "ORV 1L".
Keith has recently been touring with Orville and Cuddles with a show aimed at adults called "Duck Off".
"Orville's Song" has been re-released, now entitled "I Wish I Could Fly" and features a dance and disco version.
In 2003, Keith played to crowds of up to 5,000 a night at Butlins holiday resorts.
In 2004, Keith and Orville were launched into the sky in a UK TV advert for Persil washing powder. Due to the adverts success, it's rumoured that ITV bosses are in talks with Keith Harris to bring Orville back to TV with a new variety show.

 DO YOU REMEMBER...
Cuddles The Monkey saying "I Hate That Duck".
The lyrics to the hit single - "I wish I could fly, right up to the sky, but i can't..."

 DID YOU KNOW...
There is only one Orville and he is insured for 100,000.
Orville was named after Orville Wright, one of the famous Wright brothers who together achieved the first controlled flight of an aeroplane.

 LINKS...
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