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Flanagan and Allen Biography
Flanagan and Allen were a British singing and comedy double act popular during World War II. Its members were Bud Flanagan (1896 – 1968) and Chesney Allen (1893 – 1982). They were first paired in a Florrie Forde revue, and were booked by Val Parnell to appear at the Holborn Empire in 1926.
worked with that team for many years concurrently with their double-act career.
Flanagan and Allen’s songs featured the same, usually gentle, humour for which the duo were known in their live performances