Cooperman! The Life of Tommy Cooper

Ian Carroll

From humble beginnings to yearnings of stardom; early setbacks, marriage to Dove; the struggle to the top and the endless quest to be the best. This comedy giant was voted in the top three greatest comics of all time. There was no one else like him. He remains a fans' favourite with the nation and is the greatest ever British magician and comedian.
Date Published :
April 2019
Publisher :
Fonthill Media
Illustration :
Color and B&W photographs
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781781556856
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 9.25 X 6.15 inches
Stock Status : In stock


‘Cooperman! The Life of Tommy Cooper’ is a hilarious look at one of Britain's best-loved comedians. For almost four decades, Tommy Cooper was the most popular entertainer in the country, and certainly the most imitated. This is the story of the man and his magic, his life, and his times.

This volume contains hundreds of his favorite jokes, tricks, and sketches, as well as behind-the-scenes stories from his friends, family, and fellow artistes. This entertaining and informative account provides an insight into the fun and humour of Tommy Cooper. It is intended as genial aide-memoire to remind fans why they loved this British comedy giant. Cooperman! is an authorised biography, presented with the blessing of Cooper’s family and estate.

Ian Carroll is a co-writer and creator of ‘Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show’, a theatrical play currently touring across the UK to both critical and audience acclaim.

About The Author

Ian Carroll is the author of several works of non-fiction covering subjects as diverse as ‘Israel/Palestine’, ‘The Quantity Surveyors Bible’, ‘The Pharaoh Moses’, and ‘Serious about learning French’. He is a playwright and theatre producer and the original creator of the hit play ‘The Tommy Cooper Show’ which is currently on national tour. Ian lives in Liverpool with his wife Lesley, step-son Oliver, and Evie, a very demanding cat.

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