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- DescriptionFeaturing Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden and Hugh Paddick, this volume includes cast biographies and a full series history.
- Author BiographyBarry Took was born in London in 1928. An early career as a stand-up comedian and sketch writer led to his first radio script credit, for Beyond Our Ken. From there he went on to create Round the Horne with Marty Feldman, whilst on television he wrote for series including Bootsie and Snudge and The Army Game. Amongst a variety of later jobs in front of and behind the camera, Took wrote and presented Points of View on BBC1 and also chaired BBC radio's The News Quiz. He wrote a number of books, including The Complete and Utter History of Round the Horne and his autobiography A Point of View. He died in 2002. Marty Feldman was born in London in 1933. He left school aged 15 to become a jazz trumpeter, but fell into show business with a Marx Brothers-style stage act. His meeting with Barry Took in 1954 led to a prolific writing partnership on radio shows including Round the Horne and The Army Game. A move into television saw Feldman writing for The Frost Report and At Last! The 1948 Show. An on-screen appearance in the latter led to his becoming an overnight star; a sketch show for British TV was followed by success in America and numerous film appearances, including Young Frankenstein. He died in 1982, aged 49.
- Author(s)Barry Took,Marty Feldman
- PublisherBBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
- Date of Publication03/12/2015
- GenreDrama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBBC Physical Audio
- Weight245 g
- Width139 mm
- Height142 mm
- Spine24 mm
- Read byHugh Paddick,Kenneth Horne,Kenneth Williams
- Contained items statement10 Audio CDs
- Format DetailsCD standard audio format
- Running Time608
- Edition StatementA&M
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