Bob Monkhouse… The Million Joke Man, 2015
UKTV’s comedy arm produced this remarkable insight into the famous Bob Monkhouse Joke books. Monkhouse was nothing short of a comedy genius and for many years we heard about his famous joke books, particuarly when in 1995 they went missing, they turned up eighteen months later.
Airing in June 2015 in three parts the series was presented by comedian and presenter Paul O’ Grady.
We’ll leave it to UKTV to tell you what it’s all about…
Over the course of a comedy career spanning six decades, comedian, game show host and all round showbiz genius Bob Monkhouse meticulously catalogued thousands upon thousands of jokes in sixteen beautifully handwritten and illustrated volumes.
Grouped together by subject and listed in alphabetical order, these were Bob’s essential working tools, enabling him to stay at the very top of the game for his entire career. They are, quite possibly, the best, most comprehensive joke books in the world.
And now, for the very first time they’ve been revealed to the public. So join Paul O’Grady and a host of famous faces to discover why Bob really was the million joke man.