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Frank and revealing, this totally accredited biography by way of Tommy's good friend and colleague is the 1st ever intimate portrait of Britain's best-loved, yet little identified, entertainer. greater than only a comic, Tommy Cooper was once a born entertainer. yet, there has been a guy in the back of the laughter that few humans observed. John Fisher witnessed first-hand the kid that lingered in the grownup and moments of self-doubt and inadequacy that contrasted with the genial external. until eventually his tragic loss of life, which happened in the midst of his act on dwell tv in 1984, Tommy Cooper lived in consistent worry of the day he will be figured out via his viewers. Supplementing his personal intimate wisdom with fabric accessed for the 1st time from the data of Tommy's agent and supervisor, with the whole cooperation of the Cooper kin, John Fisher brings alive the guy in the back of the comedic masks during this definitive biography of a comedy legend.

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