Prime Minister of Mirth



  • Nickname of the British actor and music hall performer SirGeorge Robey (1869 - 1954). He became known as the 'Darlingof the Halls' for an act featuring such characters as Daisy Dilwater,the Mayor of Mudcumdyke, and a red-nosed vicar with staring eyes anda lewd smile. Robey later appeared in plays and films and was in greatdemand as a pantomime dame.