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Bud Flanagan

Person  Male  Born 14/10/1896  Died 20/10/1968

Categories: Humour, Music / songs, Theatre

Born Reuben Weinthrop above his family fried fish shop in Hanbury Street, where the plaque now is. The first half of the Flanagan & Allen double act, with Chesney Allen. These two were also both members of the 'Crazy Gang'. In the late 1940s Flanagan contributed funds to the anti-fascist "43 Group". Last recording was "Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mr Hitler?", theme song for the TV series 'Dad's Army'. Spitalfields Life, our picture source has a spendid post on this funny man.

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Bud Flanagan, 1896 - 1968, comedian and leader of the 'Crazy Gang', born here...

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