Judge Pickles

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Judge James Pickles passed ,He was better known out side of Yorkshire as an out spoken judge and for his views on legalisation of cannabis.
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He was quite a character. He was the nephew of Wilfred Pickles,who you're probably not old enough to remember.
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My God, that's going back a bit. I used to enjoy listening to Wilf on the radio. Can't remember his wife's name though, nor the name of his program. Can you?
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"Give him the money Mabel"
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That was his catch phrase, but still can't think of the program name.
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My 94 y.o. mother says it was "Have a Go" and I have to agree. How did the theme song go ' 'ave a go, Joe, you gotta 'ave a go', etc etc.
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That was his catch phrase, but still can't think of the program name.
It was Have A Go. And the phrase was "Give him the money, Barney". Good grief! How did I know that? :eek:

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...and Violet Carson played the piano on Wilfred's show! - regrettably I remember it only too well!! Pickles' daughter is Carolyn Pickles, the actress and I think his sister is also an actress.
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I distinctly remember it being "Give him the money mabel"!
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Memory can play tricks sometimes. Maybe you're right.

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No, you are both right. Wilfred said "......Barney" originally because Barney Colehan was the show's producer. Later when his wife Mabel joined the show it became ....Mabel".