English entertainer George Formby 1904 - 1961
English entertainer George Formby 1904 - 1961

George Formby Remembered 60 years on

Six decades ago on 6th March, Wigan lost one of its most famous sons. At his peak George Formby was the highest-paid star in the entertainment world with a series of hit comedy films on the big screen and countless risque songs accompanied on his banjolele.

Saturday, 6th March 2021, 9:30 am

Here we look back at the singer-comedian's life and times - enjoy!

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