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Geoffrey Durham

British magician
Geoffrey Durham (born 22 July 1949), - a British comedy magician and actor who was known for many years as "the Great Soprendo".Durham was born in East Molesey, Surrey, England. At the age of ten he developed an interest in magic and performed occasional shows for friends and relatives. By the age of 13, however, that interest had waned.Wikipedia
BornJuly 22, 1949
HometownEast Molesey, Surrey, England
SpouseHelen Morris Brown, Victoria Wood
ChildrenHenry Durham, Grace Durham
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Talent, Sheffield Crucible review: a fitfully funny flashback to when Victoria Wood was a new face

  • Victoria Wood’s 1978 debut play – Talent – was literally written on the back of an envelope. Not the entire thing but the scenario that clinched the commission was dashed off overnight. It was then scripted in three weeks in the Morecambe flat the 25-year-old shared with her comedy magician partner (later husband) Geoffrey Durham (known as The Great Soprendo): “Is this a play?” she would ask him, a touch baffled. Broadly speaking, of course, yes. After all, it co-won Wood the Evening Standard’s
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