The Stanley Holloway Monologues, Paperback Book
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Here, for the first time, is complete collection of actor and entertainer Stanley Holloway's incomparable comic monologues, which he performed between 1929 and 1941.

All the much-loved characters such as Albert Ramsbottom (`with a stick with an `orse's `ead `andle'), Sam Small (`Sam, Sam, pick oop tha' arm), and King `Arold (`on his `orse with his `awk in his `and') are gathered together and brilliantly illustrated by cartoonist Bill Tidy.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Humour
  • ISBN: 9780241103067



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I am old enough to have heard Stanley do these monologues and know of the comic tradition it came from. I have even heard students in pubs do them but 30 years ago when it was eccentric even then. But done with the right timing and tone there are pure comedy.

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