Jimmy Cricket exclusively on The World of Lord Russell PodCast Talk Show on Wednesday 27th September 2023.
Jimmy Cricket was given his own four television series on a show called And There’s More (named after his best-known catchphrase), produced by Central Television (also notable for including the first TV appearance by Rory Bremner) and Brian Conley. He also had his own radio series for BBC Radio 2 called Jimmy’s Cricket Team, written by Eddie Braben and starring Peter Goodwright, Bill Pertwee and Noreen Kershaw.
He featured in The Krankies Klub alongside the Krankies and Bobby Davro. He has appeared in numerous Royal Variety Shows. He has featured on numerous occasions the BBC TVs long running TV show The Good Old Days
Jimmy Cricket appeared on Bullseye in 1984, scoring 125 with nine darts for charity. He told Tony at the oche he forgot to add 60; Tony said he forgot and added the 60 to give a total of 185.
Jimmy Cricket was the subject of This Is Your Life in 1987 when he was surprised by Eamonn Andrews in central London – the last regular edition of the programme to be broadcast with Andrews as presenter.
Jimmy Cricket was one of a number of performers to appear in the video for the 2007 Comic Relief single, a cover of The Proclaimers’ song “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by Matt Lucas as Andy Pipkin and Peter Kay as Brian Potter.
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