Denis Norden

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Denis Norden, CBE
Denis Mostyn Norden

(1922-02-06)6 February 1922[1]
Died19 September 2018(2018-09-19) (aged 96)
Hampstead, London, England, UK
Occupation(s)writer, television presenter (retired)
Years activec. 1939–2006
SpouseAvril Rosen (1943–2018; 2 children)

Denis Mostyn Norden, CBE (6 February 1922 – 19 September 2018) was an English comedy writer and television presenter. He was known for presenting the radio programme My Word!.[2]

He also presented My Music, Looks Familiar and blooper shows It'll Be Alright on the Night and Laughter File. He retired in 2006.[3]

Norden was born in Mare Street, Hackney, London on 6 February 1922. He studied at City of London School. Norden married Avril Rosen in 1943. She died in July 2018. They had two children. Norden died on 19 September 2018 at a hospital in Hampstead, London at the age of 96.[4]

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  1. Gerald Jacobs (3 October 2008). "Interview: Denis Norden". The Jewish Chronicle. Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2013..
  2. Kit Hesketh Harvey (8 November 2008). "If in doubt, say 'Cockfosters'". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 April 2013..
  3. Liz Thomas (21 April 2006). "Norden calls it a night after 30 years at ITV". The Stage. Retrieved 15 April 2013..
  4. TV Host Denis Norden dies aged 96

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