Tommy Handley (Tommy Handley)

Tommy Handley

British Comedian. He is best remembered for his work on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) radio program “ITMA” (“It’s That Man Again”). Born in Toxeth Park, Liverpool, England he served with a kite balloon section of the British Royal Naval Air Service during World War I. He became a regular radio broadcaster in the very beginning of radio, working with such people as Arthur Askey and Bob Monkhouse, and wrote many radio scripts. However, it was his BBC comedy series “ITMA” which became known for a number of catchphrases, some of which entered popular vocabulary. He later starred in the “ITMA” film version (1942) and in “Time Flies” (1944). He suffered with high blood pressure, the result of his driving commitment to “ITMA,” and died suddenly from a brain hemorrhage in London, England at the age of 56. (bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Cerebral hemorrage


  • January, 12, 1892
  • England


  • January, 01, 1949
  • England

Cause of Death

  • Cerebral hemorrage


  • Golders Green Crematorium
  • England

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