Sir: Miles Kington has really got his comics in a twist ("Cheer up! I didn't mean to drive you mad", 25 June). Arthur Askey was the little one who did not say "give him the money, Barney". It was, in tabloid terms, Wilfred Pickles who had a relationship with both Mabel and Barney.
Wireless fans everywhere must be feeling "proper poorly" (Reg Dixon of the same era).