Christmas pantomime performer in the English provinces, where he excelled in the dame roles. He scored notable successes in musical revues during and after the First World War, particularly with the song "If You Were the Only Girl (In the World)", which he performed with Violet Loraine in the revue The Bing Boys Are Here (1916). One of his best-known original characters in his six-decade long career was the Prime Minister of Mirth.
Links to Peel
A duet with Clara Evelyn, First Love, Last Love, Best Love, was selected for the Peelenium 1918.
Festive Fifty Entries
Other Shows Played
- 24 June 1999: 'First Love, Last Love, Best Love (78)' (Columbia)