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Barry Cryer's Favourite Alan Bennett Story

Blog | By Barry Cryer | By Barry Cryer | Jan 27, 2022


Every week, the late, great Barry Cryer (1935-2022) told Oldie readers his favourite joke or story. Barry was the best of friends to the magazine. We will miss him enormously

Alan Bennett sent five people out just to garner some of the things they might overhear people saying.

My absolute favourite was this. One of them was in a garden centre and he heard a man saying, 'That sundial I bought last year has paid for itself already.'