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Ask Aspel

Hello, Ask!THE GREAT ASP appeared in front of a giant balsa and Fuzzy Felt (TM) speech bubble. We gathered round. He sat down in a comfortable leather chair. We hushed. He introduced requested clips of television shows past and present. We watched in awe. Then LWT came a-calling with bags of cash and the promise of some Telethons. Asp buggered off. To this day Mike exasperatedly points out that correspondents would inevitably begin their letters “Dear Ask”, thinking that he was called Ask Aspel.

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  1. Lee James Turnock

    May 5, 2010 at 3:33 pm

    Aspel gets a royalty cheque of 28p every time that clip from the Goodies of him being squashed by Kitten Kong’s giant, merciless paw gets repeated. His words, not mine.

  2. Paul Norton

    May 6, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    And great diddly-pong theme tune ending with giant shout: ‘ASK ASPEL!!!!!!’

  3. Peter

    June 7, 2011 at 8:26 am

    I’m looking for a news clip from the Boulby Pot Ash mine opening day when th guy holding the fence post get’s hit on the head with the big hammer…………….

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