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Whatever the occasion, our VIP Experiences will make you feel centre-stage.Carol Anne Duffy has five collections of verse in this week’s ranking of the 10 best-selling poetry books.By the time he left school, however, he was a sufficiently promising footballer to sign for Northampton Town – not that he lasted very long: “I remember Dave Bowen [who went on to play for Arsenal and Wales] saying to me one day, ‘You’re a really fast young man – but if you could take the ball with you that would help’.”Next stop was a stint at Church Shoes as a complaints clerk where his trickiest assignment involved trying to explain to an irritable colonel that the stains on his shoes were not a fault in the leather but caused by droplets of misdirected pee.It was while he was serving out his national service that an incident occurred that changed his life.But Des has nothing but fond memories of their working relationship.“We used to go out for what we called biannual dinners,” he says.“We would laugh so much that when the waiter asked the next table, ‘What are you going to have?To understand why Des took the relentless ribbing from Eric and Ernie with such good humour we need to go back to the Regal Cinema in Hull in 1954, when he was a penniless wannabe.“I was bottom of the bill, you know, in very small print on the posters,” he recalls, “and they would say, ‘I wouldn’t do that son, I would do this’.
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“I caught a bit of it the other night and I had to smile,” he says.
He became so ubiquitous that his old sparring partners Eric and Ernie would regularly tease him on their show.
“I’ve got some good news,” Ernie would say, causing Eric to retort: “What? ” His most recent talk show was Today With Des And Mel, on daytime ITV until 2006, which he presented with the model turned TV star Melanie Sykes.” Now his publishers are looking for more from his golden pen.“Only yesterday they asked me if would I do volume two of my autobiography,” says Des, who wrote the first volume, Bananas Can’t Fly, in 2002.