On Sunday 17 April 1955 he wrote:
"He played Tony's lines without any attempt to impersonate, just taking them as he came to them like a thoroughbred horse taking jumps - confidently & with style. He kept the pace of the show bubbling with laughs and the success of the show was largely due to him."
Then, on Tuesday 2 September 1975 he wrote:
"Lunch with George. Harry Secombe came over to the table and was v kind to me... ... he is a dear man - I've liked Harry without reservation since I worked with him at the Camden when he took over from Hancock and was so brilliant! Goodness, what a lift he gave to that series! And how much better he was than the absentee."