Cinema: Tickling with a Needle

The Small World of Sammy Lee.

Sammy is running. He runs into a Soho strip shop, where as compere and comic he dishes the dirt to the usual dirty old men ("We take you now to the Garden of Allah—in case you'd like to do a bit of planting"). Then he runs off the stage and up to his flat, where he makes a few fast phone calls and moves a shipment of bootleg bellywash. Then he runs back to the skin parlor for the second show ("This old slag takes care of her health—if she's not in bed by eleven, she...

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