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Living with Brucie, Channel 4

Living with Brucie, Channel 4

The other side of Bruce Forsyth revealed. But will he regret it?

Bruce Forsyth and wife Wilnelia Merced-Forsyth act naturally for the cameras

So was it nice to see him (to see him nice)? Actually nice is probably the wrong word for Bruce Forsyth on the evidence of the opening documentary in a new series of Cutting Edge – tetchy, obsessive in his habits and (as we shall see) sometimes downright unpleasant, may be nearer the mark, as director David Nath gains access to Forsyth’s two palatial homes (both on the edge of golf courses, it almost goes without saying) in Wentworth, Surrey, and Puerto Rico.

I hope they don’t see the film, Brucie, or it might be just solo rounds from now on

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Totally agree with your comment. I heard a wonderful piece of music during the show. Around the time of our Brucie and his luscious wife being confronted by a security guard. An acapella piece which reminds me of speeding through the South of France in a convertible in 1968. Pretty sure I've heard it in a movie. But unfortunately I can't remember the title ! Please help ... Ba Ba Ba Ba Ba ...La La La La La ....etc..

Abdul, don't worry mate, I have the remedy to your frustration. Although, your bababa didn't help one little bit, all the same I have your fix and can know put you out of your misery. the tune is "The South American Getaway" by Burt Bacharach featured in the 1969 smash hit movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

I thought Channel 4 was trying to make a fool out of Bruce Forsyth. He has what? he has his standards...why is that a problem? What really got to me was the way he was trying to make the programme a good documentary but the camera's kept rolling to show him in a pedantic light..cruel! I must say he has a really lovely wife, loyal, loving and I had never really thought about her before. After this show I feel Bruce has shown what it takes to survive the business as long as he has and has not, to me, come across as the blubbering idiot Channel 4 had wanted to portray him as.

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