The Chronicles of Hernia

The Chronicles of Hernia

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A collection of hilarious stories and eye-popping anecdotes from the nation's best-loved comedian Barry Cryer is one of the most respected and admired writers and performers of his time. In a career spanning forty years, Barry has worked alongside the greatest producers and performers in show business: Tommy Cooper, Humphrey Lyttelton, Morecambe and Wise, Willie Rushton, Peter Cook, Kenny Everett, Rory Bremner to name but a few - this book is a veritable Who's Who of comedy. From humble beginnings at the Windmill Theatre and Expresso Bongo, to The Frost Report, Call My Bluff and I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue, Barry recalls the good, the bad, and the downright ugly in his own inimitable style. 'Barry Cryer ...an anecdote jukebox whose whole life is basically one big chatshow.' Guardianshow more

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  • Electronic book text | 256 pages
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Digital
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753547511
  • 9780753547519

About Barry Cryer

Award-winning comedy writer Barry Cryer was born in Leeds. He failed a B.A. in English Literature due to the outbreak of the Second World War (which had happened 16 years before but upset him greatly). One of our best-loved comedians and a regular on 'I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue' he has written for Britain's comedy giants, including Morecambe & Wise, Jasper Carrot, Tommy Cooper, Richard Pryor and Rory Bremner - to name but a few.show more

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A collection of hilarious stories and eye-popping anecdotes from the nation's best-loved comedian Barry Cryer is one of the most respected and admired writers and performers of his time. In a career spanning forty years, Barry has worked alongside the greatest producers and performers in show business: Tommy Cooper, Humphrey Lyttelton, Morecambe and Wise, Willie Rushton, Peter Cook, Kenny Everett, Rory Bremner to name but a few - this book is a veritable Who's Who of comedy. From humble beginnings at the Windmill Theatre and Expresso Bongo, to The Frost Report, Call My Bluff and I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue, Barry recalls the good, the bad, and the downright ugly in his own inimitable style. 'Barry Cryer ...an anecdote jukebox whose whole life is basically one big chatshow.' Guardianshow more

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