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An entertainer looks back on his life in this novel based on the rise and fall of a famous British comedy team From the vantage point of late middle age, Edward "Ted" King-one half of the dynamic duo Upward & King-discovers that nostalgia isn't what it used to be. Ted met Arthur Upward in Britain's National Service. They started out doing gigs at Soho cabarets, and in the mid-sixties, they took their act on the road. By the late seventies, they were the most beloved comedians on British television, watched by ten million viewers per week. This inventive novel, narrated by Ted on the eve of the

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  • ISBN: 9781504015257
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (419 p.)
  • Publisher: Newburyport : Open Road Media, 2015.

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Cover Page; Title Page; Epigraph; Upward & King; Prologue; Waterfront; Interview with Ted King; The Man in the Corner Shop; Teenage Kicks; Little Boy Soldiers; Talking to a Friend About Girls; Love Song; Talking About Boys; Light Goes Green; Frith Street; TV Times; What It Was Like; What I Remember Most; White Stag Hunting; On Parkinson; 1979; The Last Sketch; The Comedy Man; The Comedy Man; About the Author; Copyright Page
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An entertainer looks back on his life in this novel based on the rise and fall of a famous British comedy team From the vantage point of late middle age, Edward "Ted" King-one half of the dynamic duo Upward & King-discovers that nostalgia isn't what it used to be. Ted met Arthur Upward in Britain's National Service. They started out doing gigs at Soho cabarets, and in the mid-sixties, they took their act on the road. By the late seventies, they were the most beloved comedians on British television, watched by ten million viewers per week. This inventive novel, narrated by Ted on the eve of the
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