Uncle Bobby Show 1966. (Toronto) Bobby was a great character who came from British vaudeville.
The Trading Post a pilot made for children's TV that never made it to the small screen. (1968)
Claudette and Toto was French teaching program made by ETV in Toronto in which I operated Toto as a puppeteer.
When I retuned to the UK in the seventies I did the circuits with a club act wearing an oversized bow tie!
In 1981 I got to appear on the iconic show Blue Peter on BBC
Joel Leder-Sammy King-Paul Winchell Lynn Trefzger Jay Johnson and me.
Paul is holding his Askins Award.
In show-biz you get lots of free hugs-
Here's one from my two favorite girls Ms Lamb Chop and her wonderful sister Mallory Lewis.
Actress Candice Bergen covered the convention for the TODAY SHOW in 2002
How this happened I can never know for sure, but Edgar Bergen agreed to appear with me on the Uncle Bobby Show in 1967.It was a great honor.
The only picture I have of me and good friend Clarence (Ducky) Nash, the man who created Donald Duck's voice which he did for all the Disney movies. This picture was taken at my home in London where Ducky stayed for a few days while doing a B.B.C special which I arranged through producer John Fisher.
Ducky was the nicest man I ever met, a true gentleman.
Reciting Dylan Thomas's Christmas story
Performing in Nottingham in the 70's with Orlando.
Bob Monkhouse was the
I was an actor in Theatre Toronto
and the Questers. Here I'm looking Shakespearian as possible. In 1966 I did win 'best actor' award
Valentine with Paul Winchell in 1998.
Paul is demonstrating a toy figure of Jerry Mahoney.
Sparky and the Flying Cat was the title
of this one-off television show in Canada. That's all I remember.
WHO ME ?
Shari Lewis, a consummate performer and a generous one posing here to help promote my record Album (1967)
For Thames Television I did a two year run of Happy House-sadly these shows are lost. (1972-73)
Thames Television seriesZINGALONG
In Vegas I produced the Vegas Ventriloquist Convention with a host of stars including guest of honor Paul Winchell.
Señor Wences in Vegas to celebrate his 100 birthday.
We honored Jimmy Nelson at the 2nd convention who is seen here with Leonard Maltin from Entertainment Tonight Leonard presented the Askins Award to Jimmy
Here I'm trying to look as magical as I can for my show in Vegas MORE MAGIC
MY VIDEO PARTY was the first ever children's show made for what now is called Home entertainment (1978)
In 1993 when I organized the first Vegas
convention who shows up ? Three of the all time greats-Rick E.Layne, Paul Winchell and Jimmy Nelson.
Always amazed that the Financial Times covered my book and exhibition in 1982.
It had to have been a slow news week !