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Barry Cryer

Comedy guru Barry Cryer, star of I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, chooses some of his favourite pieces of writing to present to an audience, with the help of readers Bernard Cribbins and Sheila Steafel.
It's a funny and personal mix, from books that have both given him pleasure and marked significant events over the years, including works by JB Priestley, John Betjeman, Alan Bennett, Ogden Nash and Phyllis Diller.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

Release date:

28 minutes

Last on

Wed 2 Oct 2013 23:30

Barry's choices

English Journey by J.B. Priestley



Pot Pourri from a Surrey Garden by John Betjeman

Collected Poems, John Murray


Sermon from Beyond the Fringe by Alan Bennett

From Fringe to Flying Circus by Roger Wilmut



Wild Oats by Philip Larkin

Collected Poems, The Marvell Press and Faber and Faber


Poems:  The Pioneer and The Romantic Age

There’s Always Another Windmill by Ogden Nash

Andre Deutsch


How Long, O Lord…? by Keith Waterhouse

From: With Great Pleasure by Alec Reid



Phyllis Diller’s marriage manual by Phyllis Diller



Right Ho, Jeeves by PG Wodehouse

Arrow Books


Role Contributor
PresenterBarry Cryer
ReaderBernard Cribbins
ReaderSheila Steafel
ProducerBeth O'Dea

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