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5.0 out of 5 stars Yea, Yea and Thrice Yea!
This is something very, very special. As a devoted fan of Frankie Howerd, I can't quite put into words how delighted I am to at last have a full-length biography of the great man that, while being extremely thorough and exceptionally well-researched, celebrates the artist instead of abusing the memory of the man. What you get is an incredibly vivid account of the famously...
Published on 20 Oct 2004 by Patrick McNally

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3.0 out of 5 stars Goodish biog
This is a good book, but not a great one. McCann clearly adores his subject, which has its advantages and disadvantages. The advantages are that his enthusiasm for Frankie shines through and so he discusses him with alacrity - the disadvantage is that he glosses over certain darker aspects of Frankie's character. He dismisses those who slated his predatory nature in a...
Published on 19 Sep 2006 by Charles


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5.0 out of 5 stars Great comic, 3 Feb 2013
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i have always found Frankie Howerd funny and wanted to know more about him. This is a very well written biography. An entertaining read
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Frankie Howerd: Stand-Up Comic by Graham McCann (Hardcover - 18 Oct 2004)
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