The Krankies

About Us

  The history of the Krankies

Where It All Began ................


First Met 1965 Glasgow Pavilion Theatre

First TV appearance ITV Wheeltappers and Shunters 1973

Awarded Comedy Act of the Year Club Mirror Newspaper 1977

Royal Variety Show Palladium Theatre London 1978

Further 7 Royal Shows in front of all Royal Family between 1981 1987


Television Series UK


TV Crackerjack 1981/82 BBC

Kra nkie Klub 1983/85 ITV

Krankies Electronic Komik 1986/7 BBC

KTV 1987/91 ITV




First Visit Sydney 1978 Eastern Suburbs, Sydney Clubs

TV Mike Walsh Show appeared once booked for 4 more through public demand

1987/89 Returned to South Sydney Junior Leagues Club, Perth Civic Theatre,

!990/01 South Sydney Juniors , Perth Civic Brisbane Clubs Twin Towns Clubs

1999 Civic Theatre Tour from Darwin to Gold Coast playing 14 venues over three weeks.

2001 Tweed Heads Bowls Club Jupiter's Casino ,Brisbane Leagues, and Services Clubs.


TV Australia


Mike Walsh 1978, 5 appearances over one month

Ray Martin 1987/93 appeared every year when in Australia

The Mid day Show numerous appearances between 1994/99

Good Morning Australia with Bert Newton when in Australia  1996/2000

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Lord Delfont presenting the National 'Comedy Act of the Year Award' in 1978. This was presented at Jollees Caberet Club in Stoke on Trent in February of that year.