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Eric Sykes

UK flag (b.1923)

Born in Oldham in 1923 Eric Sykes was first introduced to showbusiness whilst in the RAF and went on to write for hit BBC radio shows and appear in TV variety shows whilst writing for comedy greats such as Peter Sellers and Stanley Unwin. Although he is over eighty Sykes continues to work, having recently starred in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Non fiction series
Goon Show
   The Goons: The Story (1997) (with Spike Milligan, Denis Nordan and Harry Secombe)
   The Goon Show (2017) (with Spike Milligan)
Non fiction