Harry Secombe was born and brought up in South Wales and his first job was at the Newlands Colliery before the war took him to North Africa and Italy, where he met Spike Milligan. This book recalls these times and his early variety work back home when he teamed up with the rest of the Goons.
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In this first volume of Sir Harry Secombe's autobiography, he recalls his childhood in Swansea, his first job as a pay clerk, and his army days, where he met Spike Milligan. The book also includes an account of the Windmill Theatre and of touring in Variety, as well as memories of the first Goon Shows.About the Author:
Sir Harry Secombe was one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers. After his death in April 2001, at the age of seventy-nine, the former Prime Minister John Major paid tribute to him as: ‘one of the loveliest of men and a comic genius who gave pleasure to millions.’
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