"The Oldie is an incredible magazine - perhaps the best magazine in the world right now" Graydon Carter, founder of Air Mail and former Editor of Vanity Fair
Harry Mount, the Oldie editor, has recently written Summer Madness: How Brexit Split the Tories, Destroyed Labour and Divided the Country (Biteback). Other books include Odyssey - Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus and Amo, Amas, Amat and All That. He writes for the Daily Mail, the Telegraph, the Spectator and many other newspapers and magazines. He was a leader writer and New York correspondent at the Telegraph.
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Barry Cryer, who has sadly died at 86, was the greatest of friends to The Oldie. Here he tells Harry Mount about an extraordinary lifetime in showbiz as a supreme comedian and a writer for everyone from Bob Hope to the Two Ronnies and Morecambe & Wise