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Bob Monkhouse

Bob Monkhouse OBE was a comedian, writer and television presenter who rose to fame during the 1950s. Enjoying a run of successful film and television roles, he also worked alongside writing partner Denis Goodwin until 1962. Monkhouse was a prolific writer for other stars, both British and international artists performing in the UK and needing locally relevant material. After a long stint hosting game shows through the 1970s and 80s, his popularity as a stand-up rose again during the 1990s. He died from prostate cancer in 2003.

Title
Bob Monkhouse OBE
Full name
Robert Alan Monkhouse
Gender
Male
Nationality
England

Awards

  • British Comedy Awards 1995 - Lifetime Achievement Award: Winner
  • British Comedy Awards 1990 - Best Live Stand-Up Performer: Nominee
Born
Friday 1st June 1928
Died
Monday 29th December 2003 (aged 75)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2020 Great Lives - Kenneth Williams Self (Archive Material)
2017 Barbara Windsor Celebrates...
  1. E4 - Bob Monkhouse
Self (Archive Material)
2016 Bob Monkhouse: The Last Stand Self (Archive Material)
2016 The Interviews - Series 2
  1. E6 - Kenny Everett
Self (Archive Material)
2015 Legends Of Stand-Up And Bernard Righton
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Self (Archive Material)
2015 Bob Monkhouse... The Million Joke Man Self (Archive Material)
2015 Talking Comedy Self (Archive Material)
2013 Tony Hancock: From Bournemouth To East Cheam Self (Archive Material)
2011 Greatest Ever Carry On Films Self (Archive Material)
2011 The Secret Life Of Bob Monkhouse Self (Archive Material)
2010 The Unforgettable... - Series 4
  1. E1 - Bob Monkhouse
Self (Archive Material)
2010 All Round Bob Monkhouse Self (Archive Material)
2010 Morecambe And Wise: The Garage Tapes Self (Archive Material)
2006 The Story Of Light Entertainment
  1. E2 - All Round Entertainers
Self (Archive Material)
2004 Bob Monkhouse: A BAFTA Tribute Self
2003 Radio Fun Host / Presenter
2003 I Think I've Got A Problem - Series 2 Dr Boone
2001 Aaagh! It's The Mr Hell Show Mr Hell (Voice)
2001 Thou Art Awful ... But I Like Thee Self (Archive Material)
2001 I Think I've Got A Problem - Series 1 Dr Boone
2000 The Monkhouse Files Self
2000 The Unforgettable... - Series 1
  1. E1 - Hattie Jacques
Self
1998 Rex The Runt - Series 1
  1. E11 - Johnny Saveloy's Undoing
Johnny Saveloy (Voice)
1998 Jonathan Creek - Series 2
  1. E3 - The Scented Room
Sylvester Le Fley
1997 Have I Got News For You - Series 14
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
1996 Bob Monkhouse On The Spot - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1996 Bob Monkhouse On The Spot - Series 2 Writer
1996 Gagtag - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1995 Celebrity Squares - Series 3 Host / Presenter
1995 Bob Monkhouse On The Spot - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1995 Bob Monkhouse On The Spot - Series 1 Writer
1995 Perry & Croft: The Sitcoms Self
1994 Celebrity Squares - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1994 Gagtag - Series 1 Team Captain
1994 Room 101 - Series 1
  1. E1 - Bob Monkhouse
Guest
1994 Have I Got News For You - Series 7
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
1993 Celebrity Squares - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1986 The Bob Monkhouse Show - Series 3 Host / Presenter
1985 The Bob Monkhouse Show - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1983 The Bob Monkhouse Show - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1980 An Audience With...
  1. E12 - Bob Monkhouse
Host / Presenter
1978 Celebrity Squares - Series 4 Host / Presenter
1977 That's Carry On! Self (Archive Material)
1977 Celebrity Squares - Series 3 Host / Presenter
1977 I'm Bob, He's Dickie Crew
1977 I'm Bob, He's Dickie Actor
1976 Celebrity Squares - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1975 Celebrity Squares - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1969 The Galton & Simpson Comedy George Gosling
1968 The Bliss Of Mrs. Blossom Dr. Taylor
1964 The Big Noise Bob Mason
1961 Candid Camera - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1961 Dentist On The Job David Cookson
1961 Dentist On The Job Writer (Additional Material)
1961 A Weekend With Lulu Fred Scrutton
1960 Candid Camera - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1960 Dentist In The Chair David Cookson
1960 Dentist In The Chair Writer (Additional Material)
1958 Carry On Sergeant Charlie Sage
1958 Early To Braden - Series 2 Writer
1957 Early To Braden - Series 1 Writer
1957 Beat Up The Town Host / Presenter
1957 Cyril's Saga Crew
1954 Fast And Loose Crew
1954 Fast And Loose Actor
1953 Fletcher's Fare - Series 2 Ensemble Actor
1953 Fletcher's Fare - Series 2 Writer
1952 Fletcher's Fare - Series 1 Ensemble Actor
1952 Fletcher's Fare - Series 1 Writer

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Bob Monkhouse on IMDb

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