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Ned Sherrin in his anecdotage

Ned Sherrin

Ned Sherrin in his anecdotage

a classic collection from the Master Raconteur

by Ned Sherrin

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Published by Virgin in London .
Written in English


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StatementNed Sherrin.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,336p. ;
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22392069M
ISBN 100863696783

  Ned Sherrin, the writer, director, broadcaster and impresario, has died at his home at the age of He had been suffering from throat cancer. Sherrin is probably best known for devising That Was The Week That Was, the satirical television show which broke new ground for the genre and made a star of David Frost, and for presenting BBC Radio 4.


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He went on to leave his mark across a whole swathe of Britain's artistic life.