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From Rags to Gags

The Memoirs of a Comedy Writer

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From Rags to Gags by Vince Powell
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Vince Powell is regarded as one of the Godfathers of British situation comedy and has created and written some of the most successful television sitcoms in TV history. This is his story.

Author Biography

Vince Powell is regarded as one of the Godfathers of British situation comedy and has created and written some of the most successful television sitcoms in TV history.Vince began his career as one of the original writing team for 'Coronation Street', television's most famous coap, now in its 48th year. However, it is with TV sitcoms that he is chiefly associated. Vince created and write such highly popular and successful series such as 'Here's Harry' (Harry Worth), 'George & The Dragon' (Sid James and Peggy Mount), 'Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width', 'Spring & Autumn' (Jimmy Jewel), 'For the Love of Ada' (Wilfred Pickles and Irene Handl), 'Nearest & Dearest' (Hylda Baker and Jimmy Jewel), 'Bless This House' (Sid James), 'Love Thy Neighbour', 'Surprise Surprise' & 'Blind Date' (Cilla Black), 'Mind Your Language', 'Never The Twain' (Sir Donald Sinden and Windsor Davies), and 'Young at Heart' (Sir John Mills).
Release date NZ
October 31st, 2008
Author
Contributors
Foreword by Barry Cryer Foreword by Cilla Black
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Apex Publishing Ltd
Pages
312
ISBN-13
9781906358075
Product ID
2668355

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