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Les Dawson's Joke Book Les Dawson

Les Dawson's Joke Book By Les Dawson

Les Dawson's Joke Book by Les Dawson


$15,49
Condition - Very Good
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Summary

Les Dawson's Joke Book is a celebration of Les's humour at its very best, compiled from his personal archive by his wife and daughter, including examples of all his most famous sketches, comic come-backs and stand-up routines.

Les Dawson's Joke Book Summary

Les Dawson's Joke Book by Les Dawson

The first-ever joke book from one of the UK's best-loved comedians, Les Dawson's Joke Book is a must for any fan of this perennially popular comedian. Collecting together the highlights of his 26-year career across radio and television, from his early days on Opportunity Knocks to Cissie and Ada. A lover of language, Les was a secret poet and was fond of high culture, often undercutting his own admiration of the art forms for comic effect. The book includes examples of all his most famous sketches, comic come-backs and stand-up routines. From working class roots to a comedian beloved by millions, Les Dawson's Joke Book is a celebration of Les's humour at its very best, compiled from his personal archive by his wife and daughter, it is the must-have for any fan.

Les Dawson's Joke Book Reviews

A timely reminder of the Blankety Blank host's gift for the absurd one-liner The Guardian A compilation of the greatest jokes, collected by his wife Tracy and daughter Charlotte, reveals both sides of this comedy personality, the broad stand-up comedian and the sharp-tongued wit. Daily Mail Every classic is here from the 'take my mother-in-law' jokes to cheeky limericks and sketches along with exclusive extracts from his personal journals Yours magazine Dawson's wife and daughter collect the best of the late comedian's jokes The Bookseller A veritable treasury of Les's unique reflections on mothers-in-law, old age, doctors and chiropodists Daily Mail Full of warmth, fun and laughter, this book is a must-have for any fan of Les Dawson and the perfect gift for joke lovers young and old Lancashire Evening Post Features a selection of Les's classic gags, one liners and limericks, along with extracts from personal journals The Gazette (Blackpool)

About Les Dawson

Les Dawson (1931-1993) was a popular English comedian who had a fantastically successful career across radio and television. His shows included the eponymous The Dawson Watch, The Les Dawson Show and Dawson's Weekly, as well as - of course - the quiz show Blankety Blank. He was included in The Comedian's Comedian, a 2005 Channel 4 documentary, which listed the top 50 comedians of all time, as voted for by fellow comedians and showbiz insiders.

Additional information

GOR004358993
9781843178705
1843178702
Les Dawson's Joke Book by Les Dawson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
2012-10-04
160
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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