Little Big Ben takes a bow. Eee, but they’d be reet proud down on Emmerdale Farm. Bouncing Ben’s happy mum, you see, is actress Wanda Ventham, 38 [actually almost 41 but it’s ok], who starred in the TV series. Her actor husband Tim Carlton helped to bring Ben—a sturdy nine-pounder—into the world at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital, London. And he was clearly impressed with Wanda’s little wonder.
everyone’s seen this photo but here is the (…somewhat weirdly written) article about baby benedict as it appeared on july 24, 1976, a few days after his birth. i like the murder headline right below it.