Tuesday, January 16, 2007

The Prime Minister of Mirth

This is George Robey, a music hall performer who was billed as the Prime Minister of Mirth. Robey wasn't his real surname. He took his stage-name from a Birmingham company called Roby. It got misprinted and he liked the mistake so much that he kept it.

1 comment:

Mike Brockhurst said...

dear old JB... thanks alot for our polish christmas card! Hope you've had a great two weeks and four days of 2007... How's things and what's the plan? Becs and I are well entrenched in Liverpool now and love the place. Take care, love mike