Barry Cryer

Podcast Review: Now, Where Were We? with Barry and Bob Cryer & Guests

Barry Cryer's son Bob messaged me about their new comedy chat podcast just before Christmas so not surprisingly it got lost between the pigs in blankets, the pudding and the hangover.


News: Barry Cryer Celebrates 86th Birthday

It's Barry Cryer's birthday today. The veteran writer/comedian is 86 years old.

Fans have been paying homage to the Leeds-born legend on social media.

Tony De Meur, alias Ronnie Golden, who works regulary with Barry simply said: "Happy 86th Birthday to Barry Cryer!" You can buy their DVD, Live! Actually here.


News: Barry Cryer To Make Stage Return With Barry Humphries

Comedy legend Barry Cryer is set to return to the stage this spring.


News: Barry Cryer Cancels Slapstick Festival Appearance

National comedy treasure Barry Cryer will be missing from the line-up of Bristol’s annual Slapstick festival for the first time in 10 years next week after being warned by his doctors against performing so soon after undergoing an operation to repair the hip he broke in a fall in November. 


News: Update On Barry Cryer Hip Operation

Barry Cryer's son Bob has posted an update on his father following reports that the 83-year-old comedian had had a fall and broken his hip.

Bob Cryer has given fans some good news: "Just got off the phone with a slightly woozy veteran entertainer post op. All is well - ‘just’ a pin, no replacement. As Dad’s damaged his hip, I’m sorry to say that it’s now a veritable ocean of gags for the foreseeable. Buckle up! I expect him to be up to two parrot jokes by Monday. All the best and thanks for checking in,


News: Barry Cryer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Barry Cryer has been awarded the British Music Hall Society 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Barry was presented the award (an engraved Chairman’s Gavel and Block) at the British Music Hall Society’s President Roy Hudd’s Annual Lunch by Chairman Adam Borzone (pictured).

The event was held at Brick Lane Music Hall. 

The 2017 recipient was Sir Ken Dodd.


Opinion: Barry Norman & Me

There isn't really a comedy angle to this opinion piece, apart from the fact that when the death of film critic Barry Norman was announced yesterday the Mail Online illustrated the story with a picture of Barry Cryer. Not very funny if you are a member of Barry Norman's family or Barry Cryer's family, but another reason why it is hard to take anything connected to the Daily Mail seriously.

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