bob monkhouse gameshow host, comedian and all round entertainer

The Bob Monkhouse Show

The Bob Monkhouse Show, 1983 Bob Monkhouse was a legendary stand up comic and writer who will always be best remembered for the many game shows he hosted.  Indeed in his Audience With...performance Bob remarks...

The Golden Shot

The Golden Shot, 1967 A hugely popular Sunday afternoon game show in it's time and commonly associated with Bob Monkhouse.  Based on the German TV show Der goldene Schuss, over it's nine year run it has one of...
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Terry Wogan Looks Back At A Golden Age Of Comedy

Wogan's Radio Fun, 1987 Wogan's Radio Fun was a one off special broadcast in two parts in 1987, as part of the Wogan show. The importance of comedy on the radio should never be underestimated.  Over many ye...
Ken Dodd, Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Cooper

The All Time Greats

Are These Among Britain's All Time Greatest Entertainers? Today, 22nd February 2018, Sir Bruce Forsyth would have been 90, had we not lost him last year.  Bruce was among a now dwindling group of entertainers ...
bob monkhouse gameshow host, comedian and all round entertainer

Bob Monkhouse Plays Cupid….

Bob's Your Uncle, 1991 Produced by Central for ITV, madcap game show Bob's Your Uncle, ran for two series of twelve episodes each.  The contestants were newlyweds and the host of course Bob Monkhouse, assisted...
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70 Years Of British Comedy – 1950’s

The 1950's - The Great British Sitcom Is Born Continuing our look back at some of the key moments in the changing face of comedy over the last 70 years. In the history of British Comedy the 1950's is perhap...
bob monkhouse gameshow host, comedian and all round entertainer

Bob Monkhouse In Profile

Bob Monkhouse OBE 1928 - 2003 Bob Monkhouse is one of this country's best remembered entertainers and all round comic genius.  Enjoying a career as a successful comedy writer, comedian and actor, he became a...
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The Comedian’s Other Job ?

The Comedian And The Gameshow Some of today’s most popular comedy shows are in fact panel games or game shows.  These are either presented by or feature panels of popular comedians. So we thought we’d go ba...