Charlie Drake

Member of The Hundred

Name
Charlie Drake
Birth and death
1925 - 2006
Occupations
Profession details
Comedian, Actor, Writer, Singer
Related place
Author
Alistair Grant

Charlie Drake 
1925 - 2006) comedian, actor, writer and singer. Remembered primarily for 'The Charlie Drake Show' in the 1960s with the catchphrase 'Hello My Darlings'. The popular character from the show 'The Worker' had connections in Weybridge and his funeral was held at St James' Church. 'The Worker' always comically referred to Weybridge as 'upmarket' in his many interviews at the show's Labour Exchange (Job Centre). He would introduce himself "Charles Drake from Weybridge" turning Weybridge into a national byword for posh and pretentious.

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