September 2021 marks 100
years since the birth of Sir Harry Secombe.
I'm well aware that to people of my generation, he is probably best
known as the host of Highway or Songs Of Praise - which is precisely why
I've made a documentary which ignores all of that and concentrates
solely on Sir Harry's comedy career. The show is currently available on BBC Sounds, and in the tweet below you'll find a trimmed-down version of the show in video form - The most enjoyable radio show starring Harry Secombe with pictures added afterwards since The Telegoons...
This month marks 100 years since the birth of Welsh legend— BBC Radio Wales (@BBCRadioWales) September 9, 2021
Sir Harry Secombe.
This is a tribute to his vital role in the creation and success of
The Goon Show.
Including some fantastic images from @BBCArchive...
🔸 Harry Secombe: Unsung Comedian
🎧 Available now @BBCSounds pic.twitter.com/KdWhzDKjg6