Tom O’Connor Has Died

Tom O'Connor Has Died, Aged 81Comedian Tom O'Connor died in hospital in Buckinghamshire on Sunday aged 81, his family has said. He had had Parkinson's for over a decade.His son Steve Finan O'C...

Stan Boardman

Stan Boardman is best associated with his Germans jokes and his success on the hit ITV show The Comedians.  In more recent years he's dissappeared off our screens after causing outrage on the Des O' Connor Show...

Jim Bowen

Jim Bowen 1937 - 2018Probably best remembered for the game show Bullseye, Jim Bowen was one of the stars of the groundbreaking series The Comedians that celebrated 40 years back in 2011.Quick BioBor...

Ken Goodwin In Profile

Ken Goodwin 1933 - 2012 Ken Goodwin is probably best remembered for his appearances on the groundbreaking 1970's ITV show The Comedians.  Famous for his "settle down" catchphrase.There are comedians who re...

The Comedians

The Comedians, 1971 It's hard to believe this show is almost fifty years old, yet the simple format it used is still been used today on shows such as Live At The Apollo.The Comedians was the brainchild of ...

Mick Miller – Live And Living

Mick Miller - Live And Living Continuing our look through some of Britain's best stand up comics still working.  Today we are looking at Mick Miller.The guy with the bald head first found fame on ITV's The...

Bernard Manning, In Profile

Bernard Manning, 1930 - 2007 Bernard Manning is perhaps best remembered for his appearances on hit 1970's shows The Comedians and The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club.Bernard Manning told jokes about ...

The Comedians Christmas Cracker

The Comedians Christmas Cracker, 1993 In the early 1970's producer Johnnie Hamp hit upon a simple idea that would turn into a hugely successful TV series that ran from 1971 until 1985.  It returned with a new ...

Frank Carson, 1926 – 2012

"It's a cracker, it's the way I tell 'em"  They certainly were and it certainly was. Frank Carson was one of the country's most popular stand up comedians, famed for his quick fire gags and immortal catchphrase...