John Junkin

John Junkin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Francis Junkin was an English radio, television and film performer and scriptwriter. In 1960 Junkin joined Joan Littlewood's Stratford East Theatre Workshop, and played the lead in the original production of Sparrows Can't Sing. A few years later he joined the Royal Court Theatre company and was the foil to Tony Hancock in some of Hancock's last work for British television. He played a diverse range of roles on the small screen; however he is best remembered for his comedy roles, and his appearances as a television quiz master. Worldwide moviegoers will remember him best for playing "Shake," the assistant to Norman Rossington, in the Beatles movie A Hard Day's Night. In comedy roles, Junkin was rarely short of work, on account of his outstanding ability to play the stoney-faced symbol of low level, petty-minded and unquestioning authority, whether the army sergeant, police constable or site foremanshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134965456
  • 9786134965453