Granada Television’s “The Comedians” established Duggie Brown as a national entertainment figure, although he was already well known throughout the UK with his successful cabaret act. In the early seventies, Duggie moved into the drama field, beginning with an appearance in the film “Kes“. Numerous roles followed including “Another Sunday and Sweet FA“, “Rank and File“, “The Price of Coal,” for the BBC and “The Hard Word” for ITV.
He was then to star in the Shelagh Delaney BBC Series “The House That Jack Built” followed by the BBC detective series “The Enigma Files“. Moving back to Granada TV in 1980, he starred in the situation comedies” Take My Wife” and “The Glamour Girls“. He was also the “Captain” of the Saturday morning children’s series “The Mersey Pirate”. The more recent programmes he has been featured in include “Minder” and in November 1995 Duggie was pleased to have a role in the highly acclaimed BBC Drama series “The House of Cards“. In 2015/16”Still Open all Hours” for the BBC.
He also had the great pleasure of playing “Ray Piper” in “Brookside” for Mersey Television and in 1997 “George Freeman” in “Coronation Street”. He was also seen as Verney Sedgwick in the 25th Year of the series “Last of the Summer Wine“. In 2002 he was featured in the BBC Hospital Drama “Holby City”, followed by The ITVDrama production “A is for Acid” and again for the BBC “Eastenders” in 2003. He also made a second appearance in “Coronation Street” in 2004 playing Honor Blackman’s husband. And in 2005 in ”Heartbeat“. and so far Duggie has appeared in “Doctors”, and Hotel Babylon” for the BBC in 2006.
Duggie is a well-loved, hilarious British comedian!
1 x 45 minutes show plus
1 x 20 minutes show
Home Airport : Manchester, UK
Excess Luggage: None
Use The Band: Uses Piano and Band
Tracks Only show: N/A