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  • Published: 31 July 2011
  • ISBN: 9780753547519
  • Imprint: Virgin Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

The Chronicles of Hernia




A glorious collection of some of the funniest - and most touching - anecdotes of a comedy legend

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.'
Guardian

  • Pub date: 31 July 2011
  • ISBN: 9780753547519
  • Imprint: Virgin Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the Author

Barry Cryer

In 1958 Barry Cryer had a Number 1 hit record in Finland with the song 'Purple People Eater' by Sheb Wooley. Over his 50-year career he has written for, among many, Morecambe and Wise, Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Cooper, Frankie Howerd, Bob Hope and Richard Pryor. He is a comedy legend.

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