Humph was chairman for a total of three hundred and seventy-two shows. That was every show except six in the first series, where he alternated the role with Barry Cryer, till the end of series fifty. Originally enthusiastic, over the years he came to portray someone who would rather be doing anything else than chairing the show. His comments in this persona were as funny as that of the ‘professionals’.

Series 47 Show 06

"And so, ladies and gentlemen, that's the end of the show and indeed this series, but I'll run through all the high points of the last six weeks in a moment. Actually, it won't take nearly as long as that. "

Series 47 Show 05

"… as the flaming meteorite of time smashes into the mighty comet of fate, and two hundred quid's worth of washing machines are destroyed … "

Series 47 Show 04

"… as the song of time is sung for the supper of destiny by little Tommy Tucker, and the censor of doom cuts the second line … "

Series 47 Show 03

"… as the Humpty-Dumpty of time falls off the wall of fate, and the wall owner of destiny is served the personal injuries claim of doom … "

Series 47 Show 02

"… as the penguins of time relieve themselves on the iceberg of eternity, and the greengrocer of destiny boots them out of the door … "

Series 47 Show 01

First broadcast in May 2006