Film roles. During the Second World War Askey starred in several Gainsborough Pictures comedy films, including Band Waggon (1940), based on the radio show; Charley’s (Big-Hearted) Aunt (1940); The Ghost Train (1941); I Thank You (1941); Back Room Boy (1942); King Arthur Was a Gentleman (1942); Miss London Ltd.
The name of Arthur Askey’s 1941 film is ‘I Thank You’, and was clearly so called after his catchphrase There is no ‘l’ sound detectable in recordings of Askey delivering this catchphrase. It sounds more like a ‘w’. By way of illustration, I’ve uploaded an audio extract
Mar 23, 2018 · “TOP TURNS” – ARTHUR ASKEY – a short clip from one of his films. Arthur’s Catchphrase was – “I THANK YOU!”. “Top Turns” are presented by ComptonLodgeStudios.
Comedy partner with Richard Murdoch, for decades a household name in Britain. Starting as a standup comic, he was star of the early radio sitcom, Bandwagon. Askey is the originator of some ubiquitous catch phrases, including “Ay-Thang-Yew” (later used with effect by Mike Myers in Austin Powers ), “Before Your Very Eyes!”, “Hello, Playmates!”,
Born: Jun 06, 1900
Mini Bio (1) Arthur Askey was a diminutive British comedian, born in 1900. He began his professional career as a music hall performer in 1924, but it wasn’t until 1938’s Band Waggon (1940) (which lasted a full five seasons), that he became a household name in England. His film debut was in the 1937 British feature Calling All Stars (1937), but then,
THIS IS YOUR LIFE – Arthur Askey, comedian, was surprised by Eamonn Andrews outside the BBC Television Theatre. named after his catchphrase. Arthur was honoured by This Is Your Life a second time in 1974. If you have any material relating to this particular edition of This Is Your Life,
Do You Know Me by My Catchphrase? 10 question trivia quiz, authored by pmarney. Arthur Askey. NEXT> 2. This 6 foot 4 inch, Fez-wearing Welsh-born giant had an act that revolved around doing very bad magic tricks. His catchphrase was “just like that”. Les Dawson. Des O’Connor.
Arthur Askey (1900–1982) Actor | Soundtrack | Writer. Arthur Askey was a diminutive British comedian, born in 1900. He began his professional career as a music hall performer in 1924, but it wasn’t until 1938’s Band Waggon (1940) (which lasted a full five seasons), that he became a …
Plot summaryEdit. The title of the film is a gentrified version of Arthur Askey’s famous catch-phrase – “I thangyew”. Also in the film is elderly comic actor Moore Marriott who plays Lady Randall’s somewhat eccentric father and the somewhat ubiquitous ‘Albert’ ( Graham Moffatt) who appears under that name in the comedy films of both Will Hay and Arthur Askey.
Music by: Noel Gay
Obituary: Anthea Askey. The programmes were made by Jack Hylton Productions, who would make Arthur Askey’s final cinema films and most of his, and all of Anthea’s, television series. Hylton, once a dance band leader, now an impresario, was the contract …
Arthur Bowden Askey was born in Liverpool on 6th June 1900. After being educated at the Liverpool Institute and singing in the Liverpool Cathedral choir he entered the Liverpool Education Offices as a …
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Latest catchphrase comes from a TV commercial for bread—“Nice one, Cyril.” It’s caught on, especially with Tottenham Hotspur football fans, who chant it in support of one of their star players, Cyril Knowles. But daddy of all catch-phrasers is Arthur Askey 7. His “Don’t be filthy” . . . “Hello playmates” . . .