A Kentish Lad
For more than 25 years Frank Muir, in partnership with Denis Norden, produced comedy for radio and television. On programmes such as "My Word!" and "My Music" his distinctive voice became familiar to millions as he displayed an astonishingly well-stocked mind and a genius for ad libbing and outrageous puns. Later, working at the BBC and then at London Weekend Television, he produced television comedy in the 1960s and 70s. He has written highly successful books for children, and two bestselling anthologies of humour. In his autobiography he recalls his childhood in Ramsgate, his time as an air photographer for the RAF during World War II, and his career as a scriptwriter and performer.