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Viv the Spiv

Viv the Spiv

Iain Dawson plays an authentic wartime Spiv from South London. He’s always got a good supply of quality merchandise for sale, it’s not nicked, it’s just not paid for yet.

Biography

Biography

Iain Dawson plays an authentic wartime Spiv from South London. He’s always got a good supply of quality merchandise for sale, it’s not nicked, it’s just not paid for yet.

Quality goods include: Nylon Stockings free fitting service – Fags all your favourite brands Petrol Coupons – Ration Books some coupons missing – Nicker Elastic @ 3d a yard – Cammy Knickers real silk – Watches ladies & gents all guaranteed – Clothing Coupons – Johnny Walker Whisky – Tea always – Butter real stuff – Corn Beef not all tins are dented – Perfume Lilly of the Valley – Powdered Egg – Wrights Coal Tar Soap

and if I aint got it I can get it and if I can’t get it , it aint worth having missus.

AVAILABLE FOR APPEARANCES ANYWHERE – ANYTIME – ANYPLACE

“He wears a double-breasted zoot suit with a handkerchief poking from the breast pocket. A purloined HG (Home Guard) badge, co-respondent shoes and a tie featuring a lady of loose morals, all indicate that Viv may be an absolute bounder. He’s certainly a comedian. “See this tie? They don’t make ’em any longer. Well, if they made ’em longer, they’d come down to ‘ere, wouldn’t they? The other day, some bloke offered me 200 nicker for this tie. Speaking of knickers, I got some out in the car. Lovely they are, made from German parachute silk. I call ’em Messerschmitt knickers, ‘cos they go down without a fight. ‘Ere” The Independent.

“I’m available for all of your wartime 1940’s events and have appeared on film, television and stage – but don’t let that put you off. I’m just as at home flogging my gear at large or small events alike.” Viv the Spiv

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