Topsham talk on Fred Karno

THE Topsham Society is hosting a talk on one of Exeter's theatre legends.

THE Topsham Society is hosting a talk on one of Exeter's theatre legends.

Christine Tigger, one of Exeter's Red Coat guides, will be delivering the talk on Fred Karno entitled Master of Mirth and Tears.

Fred Karno was born in Exeter in 1866 and was a slapstick comedy pioneer of the British music hall.

The talk will be held on Thursday, March 12, at 7.30pm, at Matthews Hall.