I’m not saying my wife’s a bad cook, but she uses a smoke alarm as a timer.
Ha ha – yes, another quip from a true master of the ad-lib
On 12 June 2007, Monkhouse posthumously appeared on a British TV advertisement promoting awareness of prostate cancer for Male Cancer Awareness Week. He talking about the disease seriously, interspersed with humorous asides such as “What killed me kills one man per hour in Britain. That’s even more than my wife’s cooking” – a true master of comedy if ever there was one.
The title of this post came from the prostate cancer advert
My wife said: “Can my mother come down for the weekend?” So I said “Why?” and she said “Well, she’s been up on the roof two weeks already”.
Back to some good old gags now from one of the best in the business, Bob Monkhouse
Bob Monkhouse was a respected stand-up comedian and especially known for his talent at ad-lib and TV shows. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement for Comedy honour in 1995 and was voted one of the top 50 comedy acts in 2005.
They laughed when I said I was going to be a comedian. They’re not laughing now.
Famed for his quick-fire quips, encyclopaedic memory of jokes and effortless ability to improvise. this comedian entertained million over several decades.
Bob Monkhouse was an actor, comedian, game show host – in fact, there was not much he would not turn his hand to. Famed for his quick ad-lib one-liners there are many, many quotes we could use here.