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Denis Norden

English television presenter

Died when: 96 years 225 days (1159 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

Denis Mostyn Norden (6 February 1922 – 19 September 2018) was an English comedy writer and television presenter.After an early career working in cinemas, he began scriptwriting during the Second World War.

From 1948 to 1959, he co-wrote the BBC Radio comedy programme Take it from Here! with Frank Muir.Muir and Norden remained associated for more than 50 years, appearing regularly together on the radio panel programmes My Word! and My Music after they stopped collaborating on scripts.

He also wrote scripts for Hollywood films.He presented television programmes on ITV for many years, including the nostalgia quiz Looks Familiar and blooper shows It'll be Alright on the Night and Laughter File.


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