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What a Dame! A tribute to Vera Lynn - Barry Cryer, York Membery and Harry Mount

Features | By Barry Cryer

Our 2020 cover girl

The late Vera Lynn – Oldie of the Year in 2018 and a great friend to the magazine – wrote her last piece for us in May, aged 103

Barry Cryer, Comedian and friend Vera was very brave – she had some hairy times out in the jungle in the war. But she wasn’t just brave: another great thing about her was that she could laugh at herself. And so she was a joy to work with. ...

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