Pigs Can Fly

Pigs Can Fly

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Description

Barry Cryer has collaborated with all the greats from Max Miller to Tony Hancock, Bob Hope, Peter Cooke and Dudley Moore, John Cleese, Frankie Howard, Kenny Everett, Spike Milligan, Eric Sykes, Dave Allan, Richard Prior, Tommy Cooper, Les Dawson, Graham Chapman, the Two Ronnie's, Morecome and Wise, in fact almost all the great comedians and comic writers since the mid 1950s. This is his collection of true, tall, stories form his fifty years in comedy all neatly packaged alphabetically under the names of those told to, by or about.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 140 x 196 x 24mm | 322.06g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 30 Line Drawing(s)
  • 0752859919
  • 9780752859910
  • 2,101,508

Review quote

'This is a wonderful memoir of his [Cryer's] adventures in showbusiness, complete with an anecdote and a laugh on every page. Great fun for everyone.' DAILY EXPRESS 'Cryer's anecdotes offer a real insight to life "in the biz" ... It is a perfect gift for mums and dads who prefer a more genial approach to humour.' BSKYB Teletext. Pigs Can Fly is a welter of gossipy showbiz tales.' Western Daily Post 'Now he's [Cryer] has written a volume full of hilarious anecdotes of the big names he's met and worked with in showbiz down the years... Barry's been there, done that, worn the T-Shirt many times. Pigs Can a Fly is a great insight into his career.' SOUTHERN DAILY ECHO '... the sort of footnote to show business with which Cryer fills this neat little book of anecdote and memories, where he cheerfully name-drops on every page.' HUDDERSFIELD EXAMINERshow more

About Barry Cryer

Barry Cryer's writing credits include material for Morecambe and Wise, Tommy Cooper, Les Dawson, Bruce Forsythe, Rory Bremner and Jasper Carrott, to name but a few. As if this was not enough, he has also colaboratively penned series like Hello Cheeky and appears regularly on I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, and Just a Minute.show more

Rating details

37 ratings
3.35 out of 5 stars
5 8% (3)
4 35% (13)
3 41% (15)
2 16% (6)
1 0% (0)
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