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Reginald Purdell (comedian)


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Reginald Purdell has appeared as a singer and as an actor in scores of important radio productions such as 'Songs from the Shows', 'Songs from the Films', the Toy Town series in the Children's Hour, and No, No, Nanette. He made his first appearance on the stage as a child entertainer at the Camberwell Palace of Varieties in 1911. Since then he has done almost everything in the show world; he has shown amazing versatility by acting, producing, and writing for the theatre and cinema. Films in which he has appeared include The Middle Watch, Congress Dances, On the Air, The Old Curiosity Shop, and Key to Harmony, and on the stage, to mention only three important roles, he has played Waggermeyer in Orders is Orders, Anthony Cheshire in Nippy, and Janczi in Viktoria and Her Hussar.


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Reginald Purdell (comedian)

BBC Television, 17 April 1937 21.00

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