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  • Peter Berthoud

Arthur Askey's Playmates

Updated: Dec 23, 2022

Arthur Askey's "Playmates", Limerick Party Game


First Published: 1953, Pepys Party Game

Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited


Contents: 12 cards, 3 each of 4 different designs. 1 Rules Sheet.


Arthur Askey's Playmates - Box Top

Arthur Askey's Playmates - Box Top


Arthur Askey's Playmates - Rules

Arthur Askey's Playmates - Rules


Arthur Askey's Playmates - Card No 1

Arthur Askey's Playmates - Card No 1


Arthur Askey's Playmates - Card No 2

Arthur Askey's Playmates - Card No 2


Arthur Askey's Playmates - Card No 3

Arthur Askey's Playmates - Card No 3


Arthur Askey's Playmates - Card No 4

Arthur Askey's Playmates - Card No 4


Arthur Askey (1900-1982) was a very popular comedian who appeared frequently on Radio and TV over nealy fifty years, he also starred in a number of films. One of his catchphrases "Hello Playmates" is referenced in the name of this game and another "I thank you" is printed on the box above his autograph, spelt just as he pronounced it "AYTHANGYOW!".



Arthur Askey's Playmates - Rules Back with list of other games available.


The game bears no address and there is no mention of Castell Brothers.


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