England Haiku Number 6: Les Dawson

Drag act, gurner, wit,
Wordsmith, great bad pianist,
One-liner king. Loved.

Returning to our England feature for a second year running: Les Dawson (left) with Roy Barraclough, as Cissie and Ada

Returning to our England feature for a second year running: the late Les Dawson (left) with Roy Barraclough, as Cissie and Ada

The River Irk at Collyhurst, Manchester. Dawson was born close by on 2nd February 1931. Photo copyright Keith Williamson and licensed for further reuse

The River Irk at Collyhurst, Manchester. Dawson was born close by on 2nd February 1931. Photo copyright Keith Williamson and licensed for further reuse

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