Find out all about the man who set acting legend Brian Blessed on the road to fame

THE acting mentor who set Brian Blessed on the road to fame will be recognised with a blue plaque in his home town later this month.
MENTOR: Harry DobsonMENTOR: Harry Dobson
MENTOR: Harry Dobson

And you can learn more about the late Harry Dobson at Mexborough & District Heritage Society’s next meeting.

Acting legend Brian will be in town on September 27 to perform the grand unveiling.

Society secretary Bill Lawrence said: “Brian says himself he owes it all to Harry, whose achievements in the world of entertainment are astonishing.”

A Powerpoint talk by historian Giles Brearley at Mexborough Athletic Club at 7.30pm on September 25 will work its way through Harry’s early life and theatrical successes.

Bill said: “As actor, director, producer and recogniser of talent – Harry Dobson excelled in every role.”