Heroes of the Round TableBook - 1997
With his schoolboy humour and distinctive, cheerful voice, Johnners was a friend to millions of radio listeners and when he died in 1994 at the age of 81, the Daily Telegraph described him as the greatest natural broadcaster of them all. Vorn in 1912, Brian had an idyllic childhood in Hertfordshire until he was ten years old, when his father drowned on a seaside holiday. After going to Eton and Oxford he wanted to be an actor, but was persuaded to join the family coffee business in the City. When war broke out he served with the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards in Normandy and was awarded the Military Cross. After being demobbed Brian joined the BBC in January 1946.
Publisher: London : Blandford ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub., 1997.
Branch Call Number: 809.93351 D647
Characteristics: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), color map, genealogical tables ; 26 cm