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Peter Corbett on 50 years of Sooty


Video interview with Lymm’s very own Matthew Corbett who will be performing a one man show at Lymm Festival spanning 50 years of “having a hand up a bear’s bum!” as he recounts various tales about his father Harry Corbett and his own 25 year career with hand puppet Sooty.



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  1. OMG Laughed my head off at this one !!!! Great interview ……… My kids will love this …(all grown up now) but used to be ardent fans of Sooty when Matthew had his hand up his puppets !! hhhm

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