Who is Marriott EdgarMarriott Edgar (5 October 1880 – 5 May 1951), born George Marriott Edgar in Kirkcudbright, Scotland, was an English poet, scriptwriter and comedian, best known for writing many of the monologues performed by Stanley Holloway, particularly the 'Albert' series. In total he wrote sixteen monologues for Stanley Holloway, whilst Holloway himself wrote only five.
Edgar's great grandfather was James Henry Marriott. His parents were Jane (also known as Jenny) née Taylor, born in London in 1856, and Richard Horatio Marriott Edgar (1847–1894), only son of Alice Marriott (1824–1900), proprietress of the Marriott family theatre troupe. Richard was born in Manchester, Lancashire, near Christmas 1847 as Richard Horatio Marriott; both his two sisters, Ade...
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Marriott Edgar Poems
- Old Sam's Christmas Pudding
It was Christmas Day in the trenches
In Spain in Penninsular War,
And Sam Small were cleaning his musket
A thing as he'd ne're done before. ...
- The Magna Charter
I'll tell of the Magna Charter
As were signed at the Barons' command,
On Runningmead Island in t'middle of t'Thames
By King John, as were known as Lackland. ...
- The Fair Rosamond
You've heard of King Henry II
And the story of how he got fond
Of one of his customer's daughters,
A lass called the "Fair Rosamond." ...
- The 'ole In The Ark
One evening at dusk as Noah stood on his Ark,
Putting green oil in starboard side lamp,
His wife came along and said, 'Noah, summat's wrong,
Our cabin is getting quite damp. ...
- The Recumbent Posture
The day after Christmas, young Albert
Were what's called, confined to his bed,
With a tight kind of pain in his stummick
And a light feeling up in his head. ...
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Comments about Marriott EdgarDrcomicsbot: maladaptive daydreaming in matt marriott (1955–1977) by tony weare and jim edgar
Bertentwhistle: 'the battle of hastings' by marriott edgar
Waltydunlop: according to fb memories, 11 years ago i was obsessed with marriott edgar, to the point where i was making up my own monologues. i'm oddly pleased to have been reminded of that.
Fmaconference: read all about a day in the life of emma edgar, director of sales at london marriott hotel maida vale, here -
Bmsandcharity: the lion and albert written by marriott edgar, performed by rvr. monologue, poem, comedy, funny.
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