Posts tagged: Sooty

Gottle o’ Grin an’ T (Not Geer)

I wonder what will happen to Lord Charles now that his handler, Ray Alan, has passed away? It’s a serious question — the ventriloquist dies, but the characters they create can live on indefinitely potentially.

Just ask Sooty and Sweep, devised by Harry Corbett, the bequeathed to his son, Matthew, until he retired after twenty-odd years of letting his fingers do the talking, passing on the puppets to Richard Caddell. Read more ›››