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Secombe's Year


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starring Harry Secombe.
Harry draws a veil over the past twelve months
with Terry-Thomas, Alma Cogan, Eric Barker, Harry Corbett and Sooty, The Coronets, Gillian Lynne and Malcolm Goddard
Concert Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson

(Alma Cogan is appearing in "Aladdin" at the Empress Theatre, Brixton; Harry Corbett and Sooty are appearing at the Adelphi Theatre, London.)


Comedian/Singer: Harry Secombe
Comedian: Terry-Thomas
Singer: Alma Cogan
Comedian: Eric Barker
Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Singers: The Coronets
Dancer: Gillian Lynne
Dancer: Malcolm Goddard
Musicians: Concert Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Sketch material: Jimmy Grafton
Sketch material: Patrick Brawn
Sketch material: Richard Waring
Designer: Guy Sheppard
Production: Francis Essex

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