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When did Norman Vaughan die?

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Asked by: David Jaymes

What was Norman Vaughan catchphrase?

Television career
The show was broadcast live and was a national institution, often reaching 20 million viewers. Vaughan used catch-phrases like “swinging!” and “dodgy!”, which were accompanied by thumbs-up or thumbs-down gestures. He was a popular host for the long-running television programme (1962–1965).

Who said Mr Grimsdale?

Sir Norman Wisdom was born in London but lived for most of his life in the north of the Isle of Man at his home called Ballalaugh. He was best known for his slapstick film roles in the 1950s and 1960s, famously playing Norman Pitkin against frustrated boss Mr Grimsdale.