CodeGB/BCA/1011
Dates1908-1993
Person NameMikardo; Ian (1908-1993)
SurnameMikardo
ForenamesIan
Catalogue
RefNoTitleArtistDateMultimediaImage
NG0087Left Turn !!!Nicholas Garland03 Oct 1966NG0087.jpg 
09249George - do you think if we went to the country we could get back with a seriously reduced majority?Trog [Wally Fawkes]26 Jun 196609249.jpg 
NG1661"Of course you realize you'ld be less severely injured if you submitted!"Nicholas Garland22 Jun 1977NG1661.jpg 
06917'Oh, to be in England... etc.'Roy Dewar02 Apr 196506917.jpg 
06529[no caption]Abu Abraham13 Dec 196406529.jpg 
MC0063"... And the faithful prepare handkerchiefs to cry into"Michael Cummings29 Sep 1952MC0063.jpg 
NG1505[no caption]Nicholas Garland24 Jun 1976NG1505.jpg 
08845"Well, frankly, it's such a shambles you'd think it was nationalised already."Nicholas Garland29 Apr 196608845.jpg 
07083"I wish my signal-box could be repaired in a few days ... "Michael Cummings12 May 196507083.jpg 
MW2243[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]24 May 1966MW2243.jpg 
JJ0295Navigational ConferenceJohn Jensen05 Oct 1975JJ0295.jpg 
NG4655[no caption]Nicholas Garland10 Mar 1966 - 31 Dec 1993NG4655.jpg 
09098"Daddy! that story that Mr. Wilson was once a member of the Labour Party - it's just a fairy-tale, isn't it?"Michael Cummings23 May 196609098.jpg 
20635Here's a how-de-do, If I marry you, When your time has come to perish, Then the maiden whom you cherish, Must be slaughtered too, Here's a how-de-do The MikadoEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]28 Jun 197120635.jpg 
31263"What am I bid for this rare, defenceless, almost extinct old bird?"Nicholas Garland23 Sep 197731263.jpg 
LSE4765Mum is so clever with the needleDavid Low (1891-1963)25 Feb 1955LSE4765.jpg 
15797[no caption]Michael Cummings22 Jul 196915797.jpg 
MC0763"What! No Brutus?"Michael Cummings29 Feb 1960MC0763.jpg 
NG1278"Soon it might be worth seeing what we can get out of a truce!"Nicholas Garland08 Jan 1975NG1278.jpg 
NG1549The Awakening ConscienceNicholas Garland12 Nov 1976NG1549.jpg 
09302[no caption]Michael Cummings02 Jul 196609302.jpg 
12281"Shouldn't they be made to drive on the right?"Kenneth Mahood10 Nov 196712281.jpg 
JJ0306"I think it's a pale imitation"John Jensen22 Aug 1976JJ0306.jpg 
MW0647[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]11 Mar 1960MW0647.jpg 
07059"But children, this is only the semifinals!"William Papas06 May 196507059.jpg 
21299"I've got a little list - I've got a little list' - The MikadoEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]08 Oct 197121299.jpg 
MC1162"Lucky Mr Gunter! This business of not stabbing the leader in the back takes all the pleasure out of politics - it's as dreary as being a Tory..."Michael Cummings15 Oct 1962MC1162.jpg 
13745"Absent friends!"Nicholas Garland19 Jul 196813745.jpg 
NG1545"We can't go on meeting like this!"Nicholas Garland29 Oct 1976NG1545.jpg 
29603[no caption]Nicholas Garland24 Jun 197629603.jpg 
CU1090"Remember, King Harold, if we catch you doing anything to HELP the British Economy we'll
send you into exile."
Michael Cummings15 Dec 1967CU1090.jpg 
09742Left Turn !!!Nicholas Garland03 Oct 196609742.jpg 
07049Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock, from a cheap and chippy chopper on a
big black block."
Stanley Franklin05 May 196507049.jpg 
27027"Yuk! That's the real thing all right!"Nicholas Garland30 Oct 197427027.jpg 
NG0043"All against one and one against all ..."Nicholas Garland30 May 1966NG0043.jpg 
30118The Awakening ConscienceNicholas Garland12 Nov 197630118.jpg 
30011"We can't go on meeting like this!"Nicholas Garland29 Oct 197630011.jpg 
21041"Of course, Ian, the Tories couldn't appeal for funds in a political broadcast - even if they wanted to!"John Jensen05 Sep 197121041.jpg 
29672[no caption]John Jensen13 Jul 197629672.jpg 
28766"A whole family of them I tell you! Hideous reddish coloured monsters!"Nicholas Garland25 Nov 197528766.jpg 
30998"Of course you realize you'ld be less severely injured if you submitted!"Nicholas Garland22 Jun 197730998.jpg 
20507"Right, we agree not to agree exactly when we meet to discuss whether or not we favour the
Common Market!"
Nicholas Garland10 Jun 197120507.jpg 
NG1789[no caption]Nicholas Garland03 May 1978NG1789.jpg 
NG1571"Goodnight Mik - 'night Eric - 'bye Shirley - bye - bye Tony... phew! I'm not sure we should have an office party next year!"Nicholas Garland24 Dec 1976NG1571.jpg 
27234Famous Last Words - -Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]16 Nov 197427234.jpg 
29688"...Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die..."Nicholas Garland15 Jul 197629688.jpg 
24884'Isn't he over-dramatising our taking over the banks a bit?'Mac [Stan McMurtry]04 Aug 197324884.jpg 
NG1569[no caption]Nicholas Garland22 Dec 1976NG1569.jpg 
30277"The girl stood on the burning deck..."Nicholas Garland23 Dec 197630277.jpg 
NG1324[no caption]Nicholas Garland04 Apr 1975NG1324.jpg 
NG1236"Yuk! That's the real thing all right!"Nicholas Garland30 Oct 1974NG1236.jpg 
12769"Maybe things might improve if YOU worked half-an-hour LESS each day..."Michael Cummings03 Jan 196812769.jpg 
21298"Deals or no deals, we're still the Horse of the Year, aren't we?Paul Rigby08 Oct 197121298.jpg 
JJ0356Published caption: "Of course, Ian, the Tories couldn't appeal for funds in a political broadcast - even if they wanted to!"John Jensen05 Sep 1971JJ0356.jpg 
JJ0309[No caption]John Jensen03 Oct 1976JJ0309.jpg 
22018"This lovely heat? It comes from the Labour Party rubbing its hand together over the difficulties of Edward Heath!"Michael Cummings16 Feb 197222018.jpg 
NG0243"Lets nationalise it all now. We can't possibly make it worse"Nicholas GarlandundatedNG0243.jpg 
MW2777"I don't know what he's doing to the enemy, but by God! - he frightens me!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]22 Jul 1971MW2777.jpg 
09187"Hey! You don't understand the Rules of War! The General's life must never be endangered!"Michael Cummings13 Jun 196609187.jpg 
12390Cummings eprodices a print of medieval alchemists in the Labour Party laboratory trying to transmute a base metal into gold...Michael Cummings27 Nov 196712390.jpg 
18231"I spy strangers..."Michael Cummings05 May 196718231.jpg 
VY0072The ghost walksVicky [Victor Weisz]07 May 1954VY0072.jpg 
MC0726"Brinkmanship"Michael Cummings23 Nov 1959MC0726.jpg 
LSE4421Photography in Trafalgar SquareDavid Low (1891-1963)24 Jun 1952LSE4421.jpg 
JJ0480[no caption]John Jensen13 Jul 1976JJ0480.jpg 
LSE4459Exercise at MorecambeDavid Low (1891-1963)30 Sep 1952LSE4459.jpg 
MC0243"Forward, Comrades, to the past!"Michael Cummings04 Oct 1956MC0243.jpg 
MC0800"Perhaps, ladies and gentlemen, you might spare a moment to march to Moscow"Michael Cummings20 May 1960MC0800.jpg 
NG4628"I'm calling for what I call a party of unity!"Nicholas Garland10 Mar 1966 - 31 Dec 1993NG4628.jpg 
NG1451[no caption]Nicholas Garland27 Feb 1976NG1451.jpg 
NG1449More threats to MinistersNicholas Garland24 Feb 1976NG1449.jpg 
12830"There's a bad case of haunting around here, Archbishop, and I need a dynamic exorcism at once!"Michael Cummings02 Feb 196812830.jpg 
09253Advantage ball boys!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 Jun 196609253.jpg 
ILW4005Published caption: Advantage ball boys!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 Jun 1966ILW4005.jpg 
MW2798"I've got a little list - I've got a little list' - The MikadoEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]08 Oct 1971MW2798.jpg 
10803[No caption]John Jensen05 Mar 196710803.jpg 
NG1559"Sorry loves - it seem we've already been too madly lavish!"Nicholas Garland03 Dec 1976NG1559.jpg 
06881"It says 'Please turn off the gas!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]25 Mar 196506881.jpg 
MW3081"How can I find time to congratulate a triumphant rugby team when I'm so busy trying to control my bunch of 'Bolshie' footballers!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]30 Jul 1974MW3081.jpg 
30242"Well - let's see if it works."Nicholas Garland14 Dec 197630242.jpg 
MW0448Slow Boat to ScarboroughEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]27 Sep 1958MW0448.jpg 
09308[no caption]Michael Cummings08 Jul 196609308.jpg 
CU1248"Of course the trip will be useful! It will be a peaceful change from the Labour
Party."
Michael Cummings10 Nov 1971CU1248.jpg 
NG0458"But Ulysses escaped the sirens' blandishments by filling his companions' ears with wax and lashing himself to the mast."Nicholas Garland09 May 1969NG0458.jpg 
NG2266Hamlet without the PrinceNicholas Garland12 Jun 1981NG2266.jpg 
20788"I don't know what he's doing to the enemy, but by God! - he frightens me!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]22 Jul 197120788.jpg 
15360"But Ulysses escaped the sirens' blandishments by filling his companions' ears with wax and
lashing himself to the mast."
Nicholas Garland09 May 196915360.jpg 
09082One against all and all against oneNicholas Garland30 May 196609082.jpg 
21055[no caption]Bernard Cookson08 Sep 197121055.jpg 
GW0048The ex-championGlan Williams01 Jan 1958 - 31 Dec 1960GW0048.jpg 
21573'All right then - 1,000,000 pounds a year for MPs as well'Keith Waite05 Dec 197121573.jpg 
ILW4001Published caption: Start jumping!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197913 Jun 1966ILW4001.jpg 
MW0703[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]26 May 1960MW0703.jpg 
MC0998"Everything's fine! Michael Foot is in irons, Mr Cousins in a straight jacket, Mikardo gagged - but if only I knew where to steer the ship!"Michael Cummings20 Oct 1961MC0998.jpg 
27324"Soon it might be worth seeing what we can get out of a truce!"Nicholas Garland08 Jan 197527324.jpg 
20833"Well done my dear - we all knew you had it in you!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]29 Jul 197120833.jpg 
29116More threats to MinistersNicholas Garland24 Feb 197629116.jpg 
MC0766[No caption]Michael Cummings04 Mar 1960MC0766.jpg 
ILW2013[Illingworth cartoon ILW 2013]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197923 November 1952ILW2013.jpg 
MW2125"It says 'Please turn off the gas!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]25 Mar 1965MW2125.jpg 
30199"Sorry loves - it seem we've already been too madly lavish!"Nicholas Garland03 Dec 197630199.jpg 
12489"Remember, King Harold, if we catch you doing anything to HELP the British Economy we'll send you into exile."Michael Cummings15 Dec 196712489.jpg 
19538[no caption]Nicholas Garland27 Jan 197119538.jpg 
MW0341Not so Ideal HomeEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]04 Mar 1958MW0341.jpg 
NG1733"...Tyndall has two - but very small..."Nicholas Garland16 Dec 1977NG1733.jpg 
09952To catch a thiefNicholas Garland04 Nov 196609952.jpg 
NG1689"What am I bid for this rare, defenceless, almost extinct old bird?"Nicholas Garland23 Sep 1977NG1689.jpg 
10807"So watch it! Don't try to make a monkey out of me"Stanley Franklin06 Mar 196710807.jpg 
MW3201Famous Last Words - -Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]16 Nov 1974MW3201.jpg 
09173Start jumping!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197913 Jun 196609173.jpg 
LSE4561"Like a mob of Pekinese puppies" says TawneyDavid Low (1891-1963)22 Sep 1953LSE4561.jpg 
MW2799'Brighton Burlesque'Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]12 Oct 1971MW2799.jpg 
10250"If we had taken Rhodesia firmly in hand a long time ago, they wouldn't now have the Government we deserve."Kenneth Mahood09 Dec 196610250.jpg 
12158"I think it is a kind of group therapy."Kenneth Mahood03 Oct 196712158.jpg 
09990'Don't worry, Prime Minister, it's the German drift towards a dictatorship they're beefing about!'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19799 November 196609990.jpg 
MW2941" ... from today I, for one, will have no patience whatsoever with anyone who rocks the boat ... " H. Wilson.Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]15 Dec 1972MW2941.jpg 
30275[no caption]Nicholas Garland22 Dec 197630275.jpg 
13076"Pour encourager les autres!"Nicholas Garland28 Mar 196813076.jpg 
MW0043B[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]07 Mar 1957MW0043B.jpg 
NG0353"Pour encourager les autres!"Nicholas Garland28 Mar 1968NG0353.jpg 
LSE4471Early queueDavid Low (1891-1963)30 Oct 1952LSE4471.jpg 
10816"Watch it - the natives are restless tonight."Kenneth Mahood07 Mar 196710816.jpg 
07078"Now, Wigg, what about my own security?"William Papas11 May 196507078.jpg 
21412"Of course the trip will be useful! It will be a peaceful change from the Labour Party."Michael Cummings10 Nov 197121412.jpg 
MC0462"If Kelvingrove had voted for the 1945 vintage I could have understood it - but the
1958..."
Michael Cummings17 Mar 1958MC0462.jpg 
MC0719"Ah, Hugh! So you can doodle, too!"Michael Cummings09 Nov 1959MC0719.jpg 
MW0586The Captain who got away FIRSTEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]11 Dec 1959MW0586.jpg 
NG1564"Well - let's see if it works."Nicholas Garland14 Dec 1976NG1564.jpg 
21173[no caption]Leslie Gibbard30 Oct 197121173.jpg 
NG1552Scylla and Charybdis...Nicholas Garland24 Nov 1976NG1552.jpg 
NG1567"The mayor was dumb, and the council stood As if they were changed into blocks of wood
Unable to move a step or cry To the children skipping by..." "The Pied Piper of Hamlyn" by
Robert Browning
Nicholas Garland17 Dec 1976NG1567.jpg 
MC0717"If only they'd stop giving me the answers...!Michael Cummings06 Nov 1959MC0717.jpg 
NG4445[no caption]Nicholas Garland1976?NG4445.jpg 
NG0696"Right, we agree not to agree exactly when we meet to discuss whether or not we favour the Common Market!"Nicholas Garland10 Jun 1971NG0696.jpg 
07070"'Listen' is the word. Listen, certainly."William Papas08 May 196507070.jpg 
AH0407AChristmas coverArthur Horner30 Dec 1966AH0407A.jpg 
CU1116"I spy strangers..."Michael Cummings05 May 1967CU1116.jpg 
NG1411"A whole family of them I tell you! Hideous reddish coloured monsters!"Nicholas Garland25 Nov 1975NG1411.jpg 
JJ0135[No caption]John Jensen05 Mar 1967JJ0135.jpg 
12864"I meant for them, not me, you fool!"Kenneth Mahood07 Feb 196812864.jpg 
WP0132"'Listen' is the word. Listen, certainly."William Papas08 May 1965WP0132.jpg 
MC0453"Cummings used to be uneasy when he looked at Mr Macmillan's party...But it was only when he looked at the Socialists that the solid, rock-like unity of the Conservatives came home to him..."Michael Cummings03 Mar 1958MC0453.jpg 
MW2779"Well done my dear - we all knew you had it in you!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]29 Jul 1971MW2779.jpg 
NG1515"...Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die..."Nicholas Garland15 Jul 1976NG1515.jpg 
VY0470"Now boys, term began quite well! We've had a lot of help from Uncle Rab, but ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Nov 1955VY0470.jpg 
VY0305"But are you sure the best way to heal a rupture is cutting the patient in half, Dr. Edith?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Mar 1955VY0305.jpg 
cu2654"Give me political asylum on your side Mr. Heath, please - I'd feel safer without my back
to the opposition"
Michael Cummings16 Mar 1967cu2654.jpg 
ILW4466You think they're friendly peasants-and then, wham!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197909 Feb 1966ILW4466.jpg 
21383[no caption]Michael Cummings06 Nov 197121383.jpg 
09280"Tiens, Monsieur Pompidou! The English have a Joan of Arc too!"Michael Cummings06 Jul 196609280.jpg 
06812"Harold! Now it's our Wild Men of the Left who've escaped from their cages!"Michael Cummings08 Mar 196506812.jpg 
CU1240"Brighton Police here! I've just arrested a suspicious bunch who call each other
'comrade', propose to end their meeting by singing 'The Red Flag' and whose leader recently
returned from MOSCOW!!"
Michael Cummings04 Oct 1971CU1240.jpg 
MW3289"The Abominable Noman"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]1960MW3289.jpg 
ILW4037Published caption: 'Don't worry, Prime Minister, it's the German drift towards a dictatorship they're beefing about!'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19799 November 1966ILW4037.jpg 
LSE8962[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)10 Nov 1948LSE8962.jpg 
06726"Who will free me from this turbulent priest?"Michael Cummings22 Feb 196506726.jpg 
10881"Give me political asylum on your side Mr. Heath, please - I'd feel safer without my back to the opposition"Michael Cummings16 Mar 196710881.jpg 
20741[no caption]Michael Cummings14 Jul 197120741.jpg 
30160Scylla and Charybdis...Nicholas Garland24 Nov 197630160.jpg 
NG1663[no caption]Nicholas Garland28 Jun 1977NG1663.jpg 
21320"Brighton Police here! I've just arrested a suspicious bunch who call each other 'comrade', propose to end their meeting by singing 'The Red Flag' and whose leader recently returned from MOSCOW!!"Michael Cummings04 Oct 197121320.jpg 
00323"Everything's fine! Michael Foot is in irons, Mr Cousins in a straight jacket, Mikardo
gagged - but if only I knew where to steer the ship!"
Michael Cummings20 Oct 196100323.jpg 
LSE4566Retreat to LiberalismDavid Low (1891-1963)02 Oct 1953LSE4566.jpg 
19580"It's good to be back! Weekends are such a strain - having to behave like adults and pretending to be grown up!"Michael Cummings01 Feb 197119580.jpg 
21352'You know, I do believe they enjoy it'Leslie Gibbard02 Nov 197121352.jpg 
21553Why not ask the fish...?Leslie Gibbard01 Dec 197121553.jpg 
MC0905"Just my luck! If only it was someone else out of harm's way..."Michael Cummings18 Jan 1961MC0905.jpg 
MW2791Rhymes for the Times -Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]11 Sep 1971MW2791.jpg 
NG1570"The girl stood on the burning deck..."Nicholas Garland23 Dec 1976NG1570.jpg 
VY3086"There, we always stick to the facts and never attack personalities - like you rotter!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Oct 1959VY3086.jpg 
06840"Mr. Wilson! Can't you tell Johnson to keep still - he's rocking the boat!"Michael Cummings13 Mar 196506840.jpg 
30908[no caption]Nicholas Garland28 Jun 197730908.jpg 
ILW1993[Illingworth cartoon ILW 1993]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197930 September 1952ILW1993.jpg 
JJ0160"Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts" - Talleyrand (attrib.)John Jensen12 Dec 1967JJ0160.jpg 
12299"Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts" - Talleyrand (attrib.)John Jensen12 Dec 196712299.jpg 
08431You think they're friendly peasants-and then, wham!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197909 Feb 196608431.jpg 
CU0531"There goes Clement Davies puffing out his chest - just because he's leader of the biggest single opposition party."Michael Cummings02 Mar 1953CU0531.jpg 
07076And if there's a squeak out of you next time I'll make Mr. Justice Stamp Chief Whip.Trog [Wally Fawkes]09 May 196507076.jpg 
04881ZULU! - the Battle of Home's Drift ... by CummingsMichael Cummings22 Jan 196404881.jpg 
LSE4544Attlee's holidayDavid Low (1891-1963)31 Jul 1953LSE4544.jpg 
09466"If only, Mr. Heath, it was YOU on the Labour back benches!"Michael Cummings04 Jul 196609466.jpg 
CU1279"This lovely heat? It comes from the Labour Party rubbing its hand together over the
difficulties of Edward Heath!"
Michael Cummings16 Feb 1972CU1279.jpg 
CU1044[no caption]Michael Cummings08 Jul 1966CU1044.jpg 
CU0369[Line of Politicians]Michael Cummings15 Oct 1952CU0369.jpg 
CU0651[Poisons]Michael Cummings07 May 1954CU0651.jpg 
CU0658[All the M.P.s Yesterday Looked So Jovial Polite, and Non-Partisan]Michael Cummings25 May 1954CU0658.jpg 
CU0650Any more for the shore?Michael Cummings03 May 1954CU0650.jpg 
CU0700"I've never really understood - did they execute Guy Fawkes for trying to blow up Parliament or for failing to blow up Parliament?"Michael Cummings04 Nov 1954CU0700.jpg 
CU0731The Trial of Nye...Michael Cummings16 Mar 1955CU0731.jpg 
MW0597[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]24 Dec 1959MW0597.jpg 
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