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  • Published: 15 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409051336
  • Imprint: Preface Digital
  • Format: EBook
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Tommy Cooper's Mirth, Magic and Mischief



The second in the Tommy Cooper library of merriment, following 2009's Christmas bestseller: TheTommy Cooper Joke Book.

Relive the mirth, magic and mischief of everybody's favourite magic man with gags galore, tricks unlimited and a priceless trip down memory lane courtesy of many previously unpublished photographs from the Cooper archives - jus like that!

  • Published: 15 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409051336
  • Imprint: Preface Digital
  • Format: EBook
Categories:

About the author

John Fisher

John Fisher has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a television producer and executive working for both the BBC and Thames Television with responsibility for shows as diverse as Parkinson, Wogan, The Bob Monkhouse Show, The Ken Dodd Show, Des O’Connor Tonight, The Best of Magic, This Is Your Life and the definitive documentary series on British comedians, Heroes of Comedy, which he wrote and produced for Channel Four.

A recognised authority on the history of popular entertainment, he includes amongst his other published works Call Them Irreplaceable, an analysis of star quality as seen through the performances of the great entertainers of the twentieth century, and acclaimed biographies of three of his all-time comic heroes: George Formby: The Ukulele Man; Tony Hancock: The Definitive Biography and Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing. The latter is currently being adapted as a film by Left Bank Pictures.

Praise for Tommy Cooper's Mirth, Magic and Mischief

Tommy was amazing. He looked like Mount Rushmore on legs. He never said anything about real life so he never dates.

Ronnie Barker

Absolutely fantastic. No other comic would work with him, he was too good.

Barry Cryer

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