If Red-Eye was a Bluebeard, Lop-Ear was hen-pecked
; and I imagine that Red-Eye was too shrewd ever to covet Lop-Ear's wife.
They were spirited to Asia, spirited to Germany, so spirited to Great Britain that the international attitude of the mother country to her great daughter was constantly compared in contemporary caricature to that between a hen-pecked
husband and a vicious young wife.
Men in our comedies are never conquering heroes but hen-pecked
husbands, deluded regional managers of paper firms and -- most hen-pecked
and deluded of all -- the foreigner-bashing, Austin 1100-thrashing snob proprietor of the hotel from hell.
Casey's Laurence meanwhile perfectly embodies the hen-pecked
, stressed-out husband, belittled by his wife at every opportunity and scorned by her right up until the play's tragi-comic climax.
Clive starred as hen-pecked
Richard Bucket opposite Patricia Routledge in 42 episodes of Keeping Up Appearances.
Just 30 minutes north of Newcastle, the park's entertainment line-up continues with a more conventional Easter guest in the form of Plucky - a friendly giant chicken with her hen-pecked
Creepy Graham (Friday Night Dinner's Mark Heap) continuously clutches his bag for dear life and hen-pecked
During that time he produced 180 pictures of hen-pecked
husbands and their larger-than-life wives.
It's a couples' holiday to celebrate the 50th birthday of Robin (Steve Pemberton), possibly the most hen-pecked
, brow-beaten husband to have ever lived.
Because sheds are no longer a bolthole for hen-pecked
He plays a hen-pecked
, slightly camp, villainous King Rat convincingly along with his partnerin-crime, Queen Rat (Juliet Rimell).
He plays a hen-pecked
, slightly camp, villainous King Rat convincingly, along with his partner in crime, Queen Rat (Juliet Rimell).
BEST COMEDY PER PERFORMANCE Steve McDonald/Coronation Street Simon Gregson (above left) has been hilariously superb as hen-pecked
salesman snapped in spectacular style after his wife started going on and on about his more successful younger brother, the washing machine and even his choice of tie.
Les Dennis was at times slightly hammy yet entertaining in his portrayal of hen-pecked
husband Victor Smiley, whose rows with wife Joan (excellently played by Claire Goose) provided much of the laughter in the packed theatre.