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John Junkin (1930–2006)

An influential figure in the world of British television comedy during the 1960s and 70s, actor and comedian John Junkin wrote scripts for such shows as The Army Game, The World of Beachcomber, Queenie's Castle, plus scripts for many comedians, including Ted Ray, Jim Davidson, Bob Monkhouse and Mike Yarwood. As an actor he became familiar to TV ... See full bio »

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 2004 The Football Factory
Albert Moss
 2002 Doctors (TV Series)
George Briggs
- You Make Me Feel So Young (2002) ... George Briggs
 2002 The Queen's Nose (TV Series)
Bert
- Episode #6.1 (2002) ... Bert
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
Mike Newton
- All My Sins (2002) ... Mike Newton
 2001-2002 EastEnders (TV Series)
Ernie
- Episode dated 25 January 2002 (2002) ... Ernie
- Episode dated 24 January 2002 (2002) ... Ernie
- Episode dated 15 January 2002 (2002) ... Ernie
- Episode dated 8 January 2002 (2002) ... Ernie
- Episode dated 7 January 2002 (2002) ... Ernie
 2001 McCready and Daughter (TV Series)
- The Dating Game (2001)
 2001 Girl from Rio
Mr. Bigelow
 2000 The Sins (TV Mini-Series)
Archie Rogers
- Greed (2000) ... Archie Rogers
 2000 The Thing About Vince (TV Mini-Series)
Frankie
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Frankie
 1999 The Last Salute (TV Series)
Norman
- Eve of Destruction (1999) ... Norman
 1995-1999 The Bill (TV Series)
Mr. Davies / Mr. Pritchard
- Lone Ranger (1999) ... Mr. Davies
- Value for Money (1995) ... Mr. Pritchard
 1998 Picking up the Pieces (TV Series)
Vinny
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Vinny
 1993 Harry (TV Series)
Mal
- Episode #1.12 (1993) ... Mal
 1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Chief Inspector Holroyd
- Cherubim & Seraphim (1992) ... Chief Inspector Holroyd
 1990 Mr. Bean (TV Series)
The Maitre D'
- The Return of Mr. Bean (1990) ... The Maitre D'
 1990 Chicago Joe and the Showgirl
George Heath
 1989 The Return of Shelley (TV Series)
Don
- Wages of Virtue (1989) ... Don
 1988 Jade (Short)
Bookseller
 1988 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Luke Benson
- The Playing Field (1988) ... Luke Benson
 1988 A Handful of Dust
Blenkinsop
 1985 Sorry! (TV Series)
Commentator
- A Little Something Set Aside (1985) ... Commentator
 1985 Blott on the Landscape (TV Mini-Series)
Waiter
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Waiter
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Waiter
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Waiter
 1984 Sharon and Elsie (TV Series)
Tommy Wallace
 1983 All for Love (TV Series)
Businessman
- Down at the Hydro (1983) ... Businessman
 1983 Jemima Shore Investigates (TV Series)
Tupper
- The Crime of the Dancing Duchess (1983) ... Tupper
 1983 The Professionals (TV Series)
Hollis
- The Untouchables (1983) ... Hollis
 1982 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Les
- Nothing to Report (1982) ... Les
 1981-1982 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Various
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Various
- Episode #1.0 (1981) ... Various (uncredited)
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Jack
- Dancing Country (1981) ... Jack
 1981 Smuggler (TV Series)
Dick Cross
- Hogshead (1981) ... Dick Cross
 1981 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Bill Fielding
- Episode #1.2089 (1981) ... Bill Fielding
 1981 Act V (Short) (voice)
 1980 Terry and June (TV Series)
Sgt. Tucker
- To Catch a Thief (1980) ... Sgt. Tucker
 1980 Dick Turpin (TV Series)
Dr. Mandragola
- The Elixir of Life (1980) ... Dr. Mandragola
 1980 The Jim Davidson Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.2 (1980)
 1980 Rushton's Illustrated (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1980)
- Episode #1.1 (1980)
 1979-1980 The Ravelled Thread (TV Series)
Dobbs
- Kidnapped (1980) ... Dobbs
- The Ledger (1980) ... Dobbs
- The Felon (1980) ... Dobbs
- Accused (1979) ... Dobbs
 1979 Only When I Laugh (TV Series)
Landlord
- Is There a Doctor in the House? (1979) ... Landlord
 1979 Sykes (TV Series)
Eye Consultant
- Six Million Dollar Sykes (1979) ... Eye Consultant
 1979 Penmarric (TV Series)
John Henry Roslyn
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... John Henry Roslyn
 1979 The Man from S.E.X.
Helicopter Mechanic
 1979 That Summer!
Mr. Swales
 1978 Brass Target
Carberry
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Taxi Yard Proprietor
- Feet of Clay (1978) ... Taxi Yard Proprietor
 1978 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Eric Morecambe Lookalike
- The First Thames Special (1978) ... Eric Morecambe Lookalike (uncredited)
 1978 Rosie Dixon - Night Nurse
Mr. Dixon
 1978 Play for Today (TV Series)
Jack
- Scully's New Year's Eve (1978) ... Jack
 1977 Wombling Free
County Surveyor
 1962-1977 Z Cars (TV Series)
Spence / Clarrie Enwright / Sharkey / ...
- Scavengers (1977) ... Clarrie Enwright
- Quiet as the Grave (1974) ... Sharkey
- A Place of Safety: Part 2 (1969) ... Spence
- A Place of Safety: Part 1 (1969) ... Spence
- Caught by the Ears (1963) ... Jim Hill
 1976 The Howerd Confessions (TV Series)
The Sergeant
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... The Sergeant
 1976 Hello Cheeky (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Quarter Final: Second Leg (1976) ... Various Roles
- Episode 124 (1976) ... Various Roles
- Round 6 of Hello Cheeky (1976) ... Various Roles
 1975 Raffles (TV Series)
Crawshay
 1975 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Norden
- Protection (1975) ... Norden
 1975 Five Red Herrings (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Alcock
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Mr. Alcock
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Mr. Alcock
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Mr. Alcock
 1975 Looking for Clancy (TV Series)
Jim Clancy
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Jim Clancy
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Jim Clancy
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Jim Clancy
 1974 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Teapot
- Game of Chance (1974) ... Teapot
 1973 The Moon Shines Bright on Charlie Chaplin (TV Movie)
Sergeant
 1973 The View from Daniel Pike (TV Series)
Apricot
- A Slight Case of Absalom (1973) ... Apricot
 1972 Scoop (TV Series)
Baldwin
 1972 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Don
- That Sort of Girl (1972) ... Don
 1972 Queenie's Castle (TV Series)
Det. Insp. Hardacre
- New Broom (1972) ... Det. Insp. Hardacre
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
Capitano Jascheroni
- That Isn't Me, It's Somebody Else (1972) ... Capitano Jascheroni
 1972 Both Ends Meet (TV Series)
Pip Pepper
- Party Piece (1972) ... Pip Pepper
 1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Mr. Belshaw
- Birds on Strike (1972) ... Mr. Belshaw
 1972 The Shadow of the Tower (TV Mini-Series)
Master John
- A Fly in the Ointment (1972) ... Master John
 1971-1972 The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine (TV Series)
Various Characters
- The Best of the Comedy Machine (1972) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... Various Characters
 1972 The Goodies (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- The Baddies (1972) ... Police Sergeant
 1965-1971 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Harold King / Ernie Babcock / Odius / ...
- Don't Ring Us... We'll Ring You (1970) ... Ernie Babcock
- Up Pompeii! (1969) ... Odius
- Sam the Samaritan (1965) ... Peter Russet
 1971 Marty Abroad (TV Short)
Various Characters
 1970 Simon Simon (Short)
2nd Workman - Driver
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Don Agosto
 1970 Catweazle (TV Series)
Sergeant Bottle
- The Flying Broomsticks (1970) ... Sergeant Bottle
 1970 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Award Presenter in Nose Blowing Sketch / Man in Whispering Joke sketch
- Episode #3.6 (1970) ... Award Presenter in Nose Blowing Sketch (uncredited)
- Episode #3.5 (1970) ... Man in Whispering Joke sketch (uncredited)
 1970 Marty Amok (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1969 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Odius
- Up Pompeii! (1969) ... Odius
 1969 According to Dora (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #2.6 (1969) ... Various
- Episode #2.5 (1969) ... Various
- Episode #2.1 (1969) ... Various
 1968-1969 Marty (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode dated 17 March 1969 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.6 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.5 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.4 (1968) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.3 (1968) ... Various Characters
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
Robert
- Matakitas Is Coming (1968) ... Robert
 1968 Broaden Your Mind (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1968) ... Various Characters
 1968 Thingumybob (TV Series)
Bert Ryding
- Episode dated 9 August 1968 (1968) ... Bert Ryding
 1968 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
 1967 How I Won the War
Large Child
 1963-1967 Love Story (TV Series)
Jim / The provost sargeant
- The Swordfighter (1967) ... Jim
- The Wedding of Smith Seven-Nine (1963) ... The provost sargeant
 1967 Spotlight (TV Series)
 1967 George and the Dragon (TV Series)
Leonard
- TV Conflict (1967) ... Leonard
 1963-1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Sergeant / Sheriff, Kenneth Johnson
- Never, Never Say Die (1967) ... Sergeant
- Dressed to Kill (1963) ... Sheriff, Kenneth Johnson
 1967 Hooray for Laughter (TV Movie)
 1967 Blandings Castle (TV Series)
Harry Barber
- The Great Pumpkin Crisis (1967) ... Harry Barber
 1967 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Bill Bowman
- A Cry for Help (1967) ... Bill Bowman
 1967 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
 1966 The Dark Number (TV Mini-Series)
Bill Ferguson
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... Bill Ferguson
 1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Malcolm
- Lone Rider (1966) ... Malcolm
 1966 Mogul (TV Series)
Macann
- Out of Your Evil Dream (1966) ... Macann
 1966 Cooperama (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1966)
- Episode #1.6 (1966)
- Episode #1.5 (1966)
- Episode #1.4 (1966)
- Episode #1.3 (1966)
 1966 Public Eye (TV Series)
Marty Rose
- You're Not Cinderella, Are You? (1966) ... Marty Rose
 1963-1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Jacko / Perryman
- The Case of the Painted Boat (1966) ... Jacko
- The Case of the Slithy Tove (1963) ... Perryman
 1966 Kaleidoscope
Dominion Porter
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Chauffeur
 1966 Watch the Birdies (TV Mini-Series)
Kendall
 1962-1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Jim Donovan / Harry Matters / Jack Kedge / ...
- It Isn't Just the Money... (1966) ... Jim Donovan
- An Eye on the Kings (1963) ... Harry Matters
- Hot Ice (1963) ... Jack Kedge
- Contents Noted (1962) ... Joe Bradley
 1966 The Wrong Box
First Engine Driver
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Sgt. Burns
- Peterson's Private Army (1966) ... Sgt. Burns
 1966 Carnaby, M.D.
Prison Warder (uncredited)
 1966 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Dan Stuart
- Nothing to Say (1966) ... Dan Stuart
 1965 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
 1965 A Slight Case of... (TV Series)
- Identity (1965)
 1965 R3 (TV Series)
Fred
- A Source of Contamination (1965) ... Fred
 1965 Six of the Best (TV Series)
Sid
- Charlie's Place (1965) ... Sid
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
McCutcheon
- Heartbeats in a Tin Box (1964) ... McCutcheon
 1964 The Hidden Truth (TV Series)
Denis Stonier
- The Boiler Suite Shape (1964) ... Denis Stonier
 1964 A Hard Day's Night
Shake
 1964 The Pumpkin Eater
Undertaker
 1964 Agent 8 3/4
Clerk in Opening Scene
 1962-1964 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
John Grieve / Dougal Todd
- The White Hunter (1964) ... John Grieve
- Cough Mixture (1962) ... Dougal Todd
 1963 The Break
Harry (uncredited)
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Ned
- The Strain (1963) ... Ned
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
A.B. Jason / Smiler Harris
- The Survivors (1963) ... A.B. Jason
- Killer Lie Waiting (1963) ... Smiler Harris
 1963 Heavens Above!
Reporter at Space Launch Site (uncredited)
 1963 Sparrows Can't Sing
Bridge Operator (uncredited)
 1963 Hancock (TV Series)
Jerry Spring
- The Writer (1963) ... Jerry Spring
 1963 The Wrong Arm of the Law
Maurice (uncredited)
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Johnson
- Escape Route (1963) ... Johnson
 1962 The Primitives
Arthur
 1962 The Brain
Frederick (uncredited)
 1962 Hugh and I (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1962)
 1962 The Odd Man (TV Series)
Male Nurse
- The Circular Escape (1962) ... Male Nurse
 1960 Doctor in Love
Policeman (uncredited)
 1955 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Various Roles (1961)
Show Show Writer (27 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (20 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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May I confess to not being quite as upset as many people at the loss of first-class cricket by BBC Television, principally because it will give viewers a chance to see the three new series I have devised. These consist of 26 programmes on gardening, 26 on travel and 26 on cooking, with a Christmas special in which a well-known gardener is invited to take a celebrity chef to some glamorous ... See more »

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