Frank Muir

Radio personality, Author

1920 – 1998

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Who was Frank Muir?

Frank Herbert Muir, CBE was an English comedy writer, radio and television personality, and raconteur. His writing and performing partnership with Denis Norden endured for most of their careers. Together they wrote BBC radio's Take It From Here for over 10 years, and then appeared on BBC radio quizzes My Word! and My Music for another 35. Muir became Assistant Head of Light Entertainment at the BBC in the 1960s, and was then London Weekend Television's founding Head of Entertainment. His many writing credits include editorship of The Oxford Book of Humorous Prose.

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Born
Feb 5, 1920
Glasgow
Also known as
  • Frank Herbert Muir
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Nationality
  • England
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Lived in
  • Ramsgate
Died
Jan 2, 1998
Thorpe

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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