Harry H Corbett

    Harry H Corbett

    The Front Legs of the Cow

    Susannah Corbett

    History Press 2012

    Hardback 368pp Illustrated

    9780752476827   Product Code: 23428

    Best known as one half of the TV sitcom duo Steptoe and Son, Harry H Corbett was a gifted classical actor who fought as a Royal Marine in the Second World War before his local theatre company offered him a role as the front legs of a cow. In this affectionate yet frank biography, his actress daughter charts his career, from Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop to the popular fame that sat uneasily on the shoulders of this shy, unassuming socialist.

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