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Characters

This page is about characters created by popular entertainers, who often appear in these guises.

Most of the questions are simply about which entertainer created which character. At the bottom of the page are a few questions about the characters themselves.

Creators

Q: Who created the character(s) ... ? A:
Basildon Bond, C. U. Jimmy Click to show or hide the answer
Often accompanied on stage by a sullen, silent companion named Cynthia – almost always played by a man in drag (Matthew Kelly being the last to do it regularly) Click to show or hide the answer
Ali G, Kazakh journalist Borat, Austrian fashion reporter Bruno Click to show or hide the answer
E. L. Wisty (a bland, monotonal know–it–all); Sir Arthur Streeb–Greebling ("a stereotype of the upper class English duffer") Click to show or hide the answer
Alan Partridge (socially inept and politically incorrect regional media personality), Paul Calf and his sister Pauline (stereotypical working class Mancunians), Tony Ferrino (libidinous Portuguese crooner), Duncan Thickett (panic–prone comedian)Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Cosmo Smallpiece Click to show or hide the answer
Gossiping Northern housewives Cissy (Braithwaite) Click to show or hide the answer
Ada (Shufflebotham or Sidebottom) Click to show or hide the answer
Count Arthur Strong (BBC Radio 4's deluded elderly thespian) Click to show or hide the answer
The Great Soprendo (outrageous Spanish magician; catchphrase "Piff Paff Poof!") Click to show or hide the answer
Wayne Slob, Tim Nice–but–Dim, Kevin the Teenager Click to show or hide the answer
Sid Snot, Gizzard Puke, Cupid Stunt, Captain Kremmen Click to show or hide the answer
Jilted John, John Shuttleworth Click to show or hide the answer
Rab C. Nesbit Click to show or hide the answer
Keith Lemon Click to show or hide the answer
Dame Hilda Bracket Click to show or hide the answer
Everard, Slack Alice, Apricot Lil (only referred to – not portrayed) Click to show or hide the answer
The Two Rons – a.k.a. The Management; Children's TV presenters Billy and Johnny Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. Pastry Click to show or hide the answer
Mrs. Merton (died in 2016 aged 52) Click to show or hide the answer
Dame Edna Everage, Sir Les Patterson (boorish Australian Cultural Attaché) Click to show or hide the answer
Dr. Evadne Hinge Click to show or hide the answer
Old Mother Riley (Music Hall act, c. 1934–54) Click to show or hide the answer
Bip (white face, dressed all in white, tall black hat with flower); died 2007 Click to show or hide the answer
Kevin Turvey (sex–starved Brummie – 1980s) Click to show or hide the answer
The Dangerous Brothers – early double–act (Saturday Night Live) Richard Dangerous Click to show or hide the answer
Sir (occasionally Lady) Adrian Dangerous Click to show or hide the answer
The Pub Landlord Click to show or hide the answer
Mrs. (Agnes) Brown Click to show or hide the answer
Lily Savage Click to show or hide the answer
Sgt. Ernie Bilko Click to show or hide the answer
Teenager Lauren Cooper; Joanie 'Nan' Taylor Click to show or hide the answer
Monsieur Hulot (French actor and mime artist) Click to show or hide the answer
Gert and Daisy Click to show or hide the answer
Kimberley ("I'm looking for ma friend ... ") Click to show or hide the answer

Characters

Appeared as Madonna's driver in the video to her hit single Music Click to show or hide the answer
Dame Edna Everage's bridesmaid and constant companion (played by Emily Perry, who died in 2008 aged 100) Click to show or hide the answer
Incompetent British spy played by Rowan Atkinson Click to show or hide the answer
Dick Emery's busty, bashfully flirtatious peroxide blonde spinster: catchphrase "Ooh, you are awful ... but I like you!" Click to show or hide the answer
In the 1990s, Barry Killerby put on a ridiculous rubber costume to become Click to show or hide the answer
Harry Enfield's Television Programme: manservant to Mr. Cholmondley–Warner (played by Enfield – Cholmondley–Warner was played by Jon Glover) Click to show or hide the answer
Simon Brodkin's cheerful chav character Click to show or hide the answer
Dame Edna Everage's husband (she originally appeared in 1955 as Mrs. Norm Everage – Norm as in normal, Everage as in average) Click to show or hide the answer
Created by Manchester–based comedian Chris Sievey (died 2010 aged 54); famous for his artificial head (in the style of US cartoonist Max Fleischer), made originally of papier maché but later of fibreglass or plaster of Paris; usually dressed in a 1950s–style sharp suit, and portrayed as an aspiring pop star (singer–songwriter) from the Manchester suburb of Timperley Click to show or hide the answer
Character ceated by Bob Mortimer and Charlie Higson, and played by Higson, to whom any situation in life is best understood as being "like making love to a beautiful woman" Click to show or hide the answer

Occupation of Harry Enfield's Loadsamoney Click to show or hide the answer

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