Harry Corbett OBE

Died aged 71

Harry Corbett OBE (28 January 1918 – 17 August 1989) was an English puppeteer, magician and television and stage presenter, who is best known as the creator of the glove puppet character Sooty in 1948.

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friend of Sooty

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Gerald England on Geograph

On 19th July 1948 Sooty was discovered by Harry Corbett OBE near this spot

North Pier, Blackpool, United Kingdom where they discovered Sooty