Biographies

Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan wrote The Goon Show and then died on 27th February 2002. In between he created modern comedy and defined the term comic genius.

Continue Reading

Bob Monkhouse

Bob Monkhouse

One of British TV's most popular performers with a career that spanned over fifty years and included work as a cartoonist, comedian, actor, writer and TV presenter who was once billed as Britain's answer to Bob Hope.

Continue Reading

Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore was an exceptional entertainer who had the ability to act, sing, play the piano, compose his own music and - most importantly, make people laugh. A leading figure in the satire boom that swept Britain in the 1960s, his all-round body of work left behind a lasting legacy.

Continue Reading

Morecambe and Wise

Morecambe and Wise

Eric and Ernie spent over thirty years together perfecting their act, and their act was as near perfect as any comedian or double act has ever achieved. In the BBC's 1996 anniversary poll, viewers voted Morecambe and Wise as 'The Best Light Entertainment Performers of All Time'.

Continue Reading

Peggy Mount

Peggy Mount

To many people, the name Peggy Mount will immediately conjure up an image of the ultimate battleaxe; a loud booming voice, a more than ample figure, a caricature in the best seaside postcard tradition. Yet behind this public image lay a very private person.

Continue Reading

Sydney Newman

Sydney Newman

When Sydney Newman came to England from his native Canada in 1958, no one could have predicted that he would become one of the most influential programme makers of the 1960's.

Continue Reading

Dennis Spooner

Dennis Spooner

Spooner's life story is as much the chronicle of the growth and development of a plethora of classic series as it is that of a complex and accomplished talent.

Continue Reading

Mollie Sugden

Mollie Sugden

It’s not often that a sitcom character achieves cult status - but it's not often that the character is played by one of the most beloved actresses on stage and screen.

Continue Reading

John Sullivan

John Sullivan

As the writer of one of Britain's all-time favourite sitcoms, John Sullivan joined a unique group of scriptwriters, whose names became almost as well-known as their television creations.

Continue Reading