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BradfordLass72 Tue 05-Nov-19 19:50:23

I've just been reminded of Ken Platt's catchphrase, "I won't tek me coat off, I'm not stoppin'"

It took me right back down Memory Lane to the 50's when the old music hall comedians were adapting to radio.

What other catchphrases were popular?

grannylyn65 Tue 05-Nov-19 20:01:02

Nice to see you ,to see you nice !

Gaunt47 Tue 05-Nov-19 20:21:07

GL65, not in the 50s! How about, 'allo my darlings?

grannylyn65 Tue 05-Nov-19 20:27:48


Gaunt47 Tue 05-Nov-19 20:42:58

What's on the table, Mable? - but I can't remember the name of the radio show.

M0nica Tue 05-Nov-19 21:06:58

Wilfred Pickle, Take it from here

Maybel was his wife.

M0nica Tue 05-Nov-19 21:07:18

Sorry, Mabel.

Jane10 Tue 05-Nov-19 21:17:37

'Can you hear me mother?'

MiniMoon Tue 05-Nov-19 22:44:41

Gaunt47, I remember Charlie Drake.

Gaunt47 Tue 05-Nov-19 23:00:55

MM, I deliberately didn't attribute the phrase, hoping others would recognise it and remember smile My mum's mum was a huge fan of Charlie Drake and could take him off brilliantly, we were allowed to watch her TV whenever he was appearing (we didn't have TV at home).
Monica - a huge thank you, you've put me out of my misery!

callgirl1 Tue 05-Nov-19 23:52:03

I`ve `ad a letter from me mam (Ted Lune)
Are yer courting? (Wilfred Pickles again)

BradfordLass72 Wed 06-Nov-19 03:16:41

Gaunt47 Doesn't have to be the 50's, any era will do.

BradfordLass72 Wed 06-Nov-19 03:20:36

"Give him the money Barney" another of Wilfred Pickles' lines.

'Excuse me ossifer...'

DanniRae Wed 06-Nov-19 08:58:29

But can't remember who said it........maybe Norman Vaughan??

lemongrove Wed 06-Nov-19 10:18:18

We all ( including AC) say ‘Ah won’t take me coat off, ah’m not stoppin’ 😄

Evenin’ All ( Dixon Of Dock Green)

lemongrove Wed 06-Nov-19 10:19:07

Ooh, look at the muck in ‘ere ( Larry Grayson)

lovebeigecardigans1955 Wed 06-Nov-19 10:26:25

One of my friend's children's first words were, "Shut that door."
But we don't want to give you that! WWTBAM.

JessK Wed 06-Nov-19 11:56:08

Chase me (Duncan Norvelle)

sodapop Wed 06-Nov-19 12:06:58

Must get a little hand for this watch - Pledge's Pickles Jimmy Jewell and Hilda ???

Jane10 Wed 06-Nov-19 12:41:53

'It's being so cheerful as keeps me going'!

Pittcity Wed 06-Nov-19 15:51:08

"I heard that. Pardon?"

Willynilly Wed 06-Nov-19 16:25:53

"I'll have half"

And although not strictly a catchphrase "I'll fall (Alf Hall)"

Margsus Wed 06-Nov-19 17:29:34

You lucky people! (Tommy Trinder)
Wakey waaaaakey!!! (Billy Cotton)

callgirl1 Wed 06-Nov-19 17:43:59

I`m in charge (Bruce Forsyth on Sunday Night at the London Palladium)

Bellanonna Wed 06-Nov-19 19:03:44

She knows, yer know