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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
Born
Friday 1st June 1928
Died
Monday 29th December 2003 (aged 75)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
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
2001 Aaagh! It's The Mr Hell Show Mr Hell (Voice)
2001 Thou Art Awful ... But I Like Thee Self (Archive Material)
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 An Audience With...
  1. E12 - Bob Monkhouse
Host / Presenter
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
1978 Celebrity Squares - Series 4 Host / Presenter
1977 That's Carry On! Self (Archive Material)
1977 Celebrity Squares - Series 3 Host / Presenter
I'm Bob, He's Dickie Crew
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
1964 The Big Noise Bob Mason
1961 A Weekend With Lulu Fred Scrutton
1961 Dentist On The Job David Cookson
1961 Dentist On The Job Writer (Additional Material)
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
Cyril's Saga Crew
Fast And Loose Crew
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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