BOOK CAERPHILLY HOTELS

Featured Destination

February 2019: Islay

The Queen of the Hebrides takes some getting to but the effort is repaid a hundred-fold, and if you are hitting the island in the ...More
More Uk destinations

Tommy Cooper
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Caerphilly, South Wales
Born on 19th of March 1921
Died on 16th of April 1984

Quotes from Tommy Cooper

'You know, somebody actually co'... More

Born 1921. Died 1984 - Welsh comic.

Interested in magic tricks as a child. Began performing with Combined Services Entertainment in Middle East during WWII. Began wearing his trademark headgear, a red fez. Developed his act in clubs and music halls basing it on performing complicated tricks ineptly. Had his own television series in the 1950s, Itís Magic. Died during live transmission of the television show Live From Her Majestyís.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Tommy Cooper?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

8574 views since 16th February 2007

Brit Quote:
Art is born of humiliation. - W H Auden
More Quotes

On this day:
First Steam Locomotive Runs - 1804, Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto - 1848, Battle of Gujarat - 1849, Battle of Verdun Begins - 1916, SS Mendi Sunk off Isle of Wight - 1917
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages