Frank Muir
(1920-1998)

Died aged c. 78

Frank Herbert Muir CBE (5 February 1920 – 2 January 1998) 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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Frank Muir 1920-1998 comedy writer, radio and television personality born and spent his childhood here

Derby Arms, 72 Margate Road, Ramsgate, United Kingdom where they was born (1920) and spent his childhood