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Barry Cryer's Favourite Alan Bennett Story

Blog | By Barry Cryer | By Barry Cryer | May 01, 2024


The late, great Barry Cryer (1935-2022) tells Oldie readers his favourite joke. Alan Bennett turns 90 on May 9

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.'