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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

Penguin

 

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

Methuen

 

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

Hutchinson

 

Phyllis Diller’s marriage manual by Phyllis Diller

Doubleday

 

Right Ho, Jeeves by PG Wodehouse

Arrow Books

Credits

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

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