CodeGB/BCA/900
Dates1899-1981
Person NameHeathcoat Amory; Derick (1899-1981); 1st Viscount
SurnameHeathcoat Amory
ForenamesDerick
Other forms of nameAmory, Derick Heathcoat
Epithet1st Viscount
Catalogue
RefNoTitleArtistDateMultimediaImage
MC0450"Three Wise Men"Michael Cummings23 Feb 1958MC0450.jpg 
LSE8485Determined SpringDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Apr 1959LSE8485.jpg 
LSE8416"It's nice to know the doctors are feeling so healthy"David Low (1891-1963)21 Oct 1958LSE8416.jpg 
PC0225[no caption]Richard Cole29 Jul 1996PC0225.jpg 
MW0629[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]16 Feb 1960MW0629.jpg 
PC0186[no caption]Martin Rowson23 Jul 1996PC0186.jpg 
PZ0032"Anyway - it'll be a bit cheaper to play patience!"Philip Zec05 Apr 1960PZ0032.jpg 
LSE8584Pantomime finaleDavid Low (1891-1963)22 Dec 1959LSE8584.jpg 
MC0777[No caption]Michael Cummings29 Mar 1960MC0777.jpg 
MC0564[No caption]Michael Cummings23 Nov 1958MC0564.jpg 
LSE8627Too much competitionDavid Low (1891-1963)05 Apr 1960LSE8627.jpg 
LSE8387Bank Holiday sideshowDavid Low (1891-1963)05 Aug 1958LSE8387.jpg 
LSE8406Montreal, here I come!David Low (1891-1963)17 Sep 1958LSE8406.jpg 
VY3580[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Apr 1960VY3580.jpg 
VY1158"There, but for a mere #50 million, go I ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Apr 1958VY1158.jpg 
PZ0013"That's where it's got stuck!"Philip Zec19 Jan 1960PZ0013.jpg 
VY1221"Ah, a bright interval ...."Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Jun 1958VY1221.jpg 
MW0736[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]28 Jul 1960MW0736.jpg 
VY3095"Accelerator...brakes...accelerator - and, look, No Hands!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Nov 1958VY3095.jpg 
MC0431A"But I thought MINE was an Iron Chancellor outfit until I saw YOURS....."Michael Cummings24 Jan 1958MC0431A.jpg 
MW0690[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]29 Apr 1960MW0690.jpg 
LSE5706"Do you think we've enough to break the bank?"David Low (1891-1963)05 Nov 1957LSE5706.jpg 
LSE8435This year's pantomimes - Sleeping BeautiesDavid Low (1891-1963)05 Dec 1958LSE8435.jpg 
MW0359[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]16 Apr 1958MW0359.jpg 
MC0605"Vote Tory & the Peoples' budget! Vote Tory & the true-blue budget!"Michael Cummings08 Apr 1959MC0605.jpg 
LSE8425Hire purchase boomDavid Low (1891-1963)11 Nov 1958LSE8425.jpg 
MW0285Cheers!Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]08 Apr 1959MW0285.jpg 
MW0360[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]17 Apr 1958MW0360.jpg 
VY1580"Down, I said - er - d'you hear, down ...!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Dec 1959VY1580.jpg 
LSE5755"I've an uneasy feeling we're being followed"David Low (1891-1963)11 Mar 1958LSE5755.jpg 
MW0585"And right on the top a neon sign that flashes, 'You never had it so good' every thirty seconds."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]10 Dec 1959MW0585.jpg 
LSE5771"Say "I love you", confound you!"David Low (1891-1963)22 Apr 1958LSE5771.jpg 
VY1581[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Dec 1959VY1581.jpg 
VY1676"Under Conservative administration we have broken away at long last from the regular cycle of crises ..." - From the Tory election manifesto, 1955Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jun 1960VY1676.jpg 
VY1313"I told you this sort of stuff will fetch 'em back into the old cinema"Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Nov 1958VY1313.jpg 
VY3016"Never mind, it'll be 'business as usual' again at the next eletion, Amory old boy!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3016.jpg 
VY1343"I say, Amory, has there really been another chap whose touch turned everything to
gold ...?"
Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Jan 1959VY1343.jpg 
LSE5768Annual dip.David Low (1891-1963)15 Apr 1958LSE5768.jpg 
LSE8448Let's hope the weather keeps fineDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Jan 1959LSE8448.jpg 
VY1240"Marvellous how our Harold has suddenly become the best Prime Minister we've ever
had, isn't it?"
Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Aug 1958VY1240.jpg 
LSE8483Welcome, taxpayerDavid Low (1891-1963)01 Apr 1959LSE8483.jpg 
LSE8569DescensiorDavid Low (1891-1963)17 Nov 1959LSE8569.jpg 
LSE8396In the financial flood areaDavid Low (1891-1963)27 Aug 1958LSE8396.jpg 
ILW2861[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197916 April 1958ILW2861.jpg 
LSE8455Mixed bagDavid Low (1891-1963)23 Jan 1959LSE8455.jpg 
VY1068"... as to our policy it can be quite simply stated .... it is going to work ..... we are all in this together ...!" - Mr. ThorneycroftVicky [Victor Weisz]08 Jan 1958VY1068.jpg 
PZ0024"Defending my home? - he's eating me out of it!"Philip Zec23 Feb 1960PZ0024.jpg 
PZ0033"You're lucky, Amory - your rebels only bark!"Philip Zec07 Apr 1960PZ0033.jpg 
VY1171The Comic Dividend StripVicky [Victor Weisz]28 Apr 1958VY1171.jpg 
VY1094"A mere #50 million! Don't behave like a British Chancellor, Herr Chancellor ...!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Feb 1958VY1094.jpg 
VY1127Economic weather forecastVicky [Victor Weisz]13 Mar 1958VY1127.jpg 
VY1084"... but, of course, old boys - I'll sit loyally in the car, right to the end of the road, er - to ruin."Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jan 1958VY1084.jpg 
VY1155Saturday Satire by VickyVicky [Victor Weisz]12 Apr 1958VY1155.jpg 
PZ0029"We're safe as long as they don't look round!"Philip Zec17 Mar 1960PZ0029.jpg 
PC0184[no caption]Nicholas Garland23 Jul 1996PC0184.jpg 
LSE8464View from the peakDavid Low (1891-1963)13 Feb 1959LSE8464.jpg 
VY1203"You know, between ourselves, I sometimes think we could do with a feller like De Gaulle, who'd give the chaps a nice long holiday"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Jun 1958VY1203.jpg 
VY1602"Oh dear, someone's been indulging in old port and over-ripe pheasant again ...!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Jan 1960VY1602.jpg 
MW0729" ..... GO!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]18 Jul 1960MW0729.jpg 
MC0431"The leader of the opposition I presume"Michael Cummings22 Jan 1958MC0431.jpg 
LSE5765Post-Easter EggDavid Low (1891-1963)05 Apr 1958LSE5765.jpg 
LSE8376A mixed bagDavid Low (1891-1963)11 Jul 1958LSE8376.jpg 
VY1159"Do you think this will bring the cash-customers back and save us from ruin?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Apr 1958VY1159.jpg 
VY1642After the widespread criticism of the new 1 [pound] note, helpful Vicky here presents two new designs.Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Mar 1960VY1642.jpg 
MW0384"After a week of cartoons about France's Men of Destiny it will be so nice to get back to our own."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]21 May 1958MW0384.jpg 
VY1403"Everything's super, sir, and we're all set to go to the country when you come home ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Mar 1959VY1403.jpg 
MW0454[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]09 Oct 1958MW0454.jpg 
LSE8412Conservatocialist conferenceDavid Low (1891-1963)10 Oct 1958LSE8412.jpg 
VY1104[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Feb 1958VY1104.jpg 
VY1498"... and, remember, any increase in wages must come out of increased productivity ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Jun 1959VY1498.jpg 
VY1678Loyally obeying the decision of the Parliamentary Labour Party to refrain from personal attacks on the leader, Vicky will in future only draw Mr. Butskell, Mr. Gaimory and Mr. MacGaitsmillVicky [Victor Weisz]01 Jul 1960VY1678.jpg 
VY1138"We've antagonised the workers, the middle class, pensioners, tenants, farmers - why, we've practically united the country!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]26 Mar 1958VY1138.jpg 
VY1069"Well, having settled our little local difficulties, what about a jolly anniversary celebration?" [One year ago to-day Sir Anthony Eden resigned and Mr. Butler almost became Prime Minister]Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Jan 1958VY1069.jpg 
ILW4349[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791957-1964ILW4349.jpg 
LSE5746Are politics fit for TV?David Low (1891-1963)14 Feb 1958LSE5746.jpg 
MC0474The Rt Hon Mr Cripp-skell-but-mac-croft-ory...Michael Cummings13 Apr 1958MC0474.jpg 
LSE5736Opening of Parliament, South Pole.David Low (1891-1963)21 Jan 1958LSE5736.jpg 
VY1672"Most inconsiderate of people to leave all this litter lying about ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Jun 1960VY1672.jpg 
MW0686"Set 'em up again, Joe...."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]26 Apr 1960MW0686.jpg 
VY1229"They say two swallows don't make a British summer ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Jul 1958VY1229.jpg 
MW0320[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]24 Jan 1958MW0320.jpg 
ILW2944[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197931 March 1959ILW2944.jpg 
VY1408"Right-ho Amory! The leader has done his good deed, now it's your turn!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]31 Mar 1959VY1408.jpg 
01622'Well what's new?'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197918 July 196201622.jpg 
VY1604"Accelerator - brakes - accelerator - oops - reverse! Thank goodness, we have a steady Conservative hand at the wheel, what ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Jan 1960VY1604.jpg 
VY3230"Here you are, Selwyn - enough is enough ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3230.jpg 
VY3080"Oh bother, we hadn't intended to enter him for the race, had we...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3080.jpg 
VY1301"There you are, chaps, by pressing the magic switch I've transformed the place into a glittering fairyland of brilliant light which even illuminates us ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Oct 1958VY1301.jpg 
VY3317"... what's more, the feller's a Cambridge don, isn't he...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Mar 1960VY3317.jpg 
MC0620"How could your brick have fallen on his toes, Eccles, when he's already airborne!"Michael Cummings04 May 1959MC0620.jpg 
ILW4420[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791957-1963ILW4420.jpg 
GW0045[no caption]Glan Williams[Dec 1958]GW0045.jpg 
MC0432"No, not Gaitskell and Co! It's the Tory shadow cabinet that frightens me..."Michael Cummings27 Jan 1958MC0432.jpg 
VY1106"A very funny thing happened to me on my way to the House ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Feb 1958VY1106.jpg 
VY3064"'Opposition' is the theme of an address which Mr Gaitskell is to give to a newspaper
editors' conference in Washington on April 22"
Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Jan 1954 - 25 Feb 1966VY3064.jpg 
MC0813"... on the other hand, if we became the 51st State of America we'd be able to vote for the President ... and I could ask a question in Congress about what happens in England"Michael Cummings15 Jun 1960MC0813.jpg 
VY1515"Well, anyway, he knows when it starts ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Aug 1959VY1515.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 
LSE8788Brighton. - Hoisting the flagDavid Low (1891-1963)10 Oct 1961LSE8788.jpg 
ILW3540Published caption: 'Well what's new?'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197918 July 1962ILW3540.jpg 
VY1243"Quick, let's pick up the stuff, we've been scattering around for years - then nobody will remember it ...." [The Litter Act came into force yesterday]Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Aug 1958VY1243.jpg 
LSE5733Micawber Ministry.David Low (1891-1963)14 Jan 1958LSE5733.jpg 
LSE8662Re-shuffling the waxworksDavid Low (1891-1963)22 Jul 1960LSE8662.jpg 
VY3518"Shh - softly, softly - remember, we don't want to wake 'em up ..." (Parliament reassembles to-day)Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3518.jpg 
VY3042"Vicky's panto season continued (on ice)"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3042.jpg 
VY3192A"Woman is the eternal Conservative. Man is the gambler, the adventurer, the spendthrift, the wanderer." - Lord Hailsham, addressing the Conservative Women's ConferenceVicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3192A.jpg 
MW3255'Operation Emmwood. I wish we'd never sent him that Get Well Slowly card!'Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]1960MW3255.jpg 
VY1105"The outlook is a lot brighter than the one which confronted the England of Elizabeth I in 1558." - Mr. Macmillan on January 2, 1958Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Feb 1958VY1105.jpg 
VY1281"Here we are, Jo Grimond! Look you - the cloak of liberalism has fallen on us ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Sep 1958VY1281.jpg 
VY1342Vicky's New Year's Honours ListVicky [Victor Weisz]01 Jan 1959VY1342.jpg 
MC0962"Wouldn't it be wonderful if one day we had a Chancellor who didn 't read out the same old speech!"Michael Cummings25 Jun 1961MC0962.jpg 
VY1082"Now, let's settle this little difficulty; luckily Professor Thorneycroft has left his instruments behind ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Jan 1958VY1082.jpg 
VY1644Sensational, exclusive news pictures (continued at bottom of this page ) [Published with VY1643]Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Apr 1960VY1644.jpg 
VY1340Old Vicky's Almanack for 1959Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Dec 1958VY1340.jpg 
MW0418[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]31 Jul 1958MW0418.jpg 
VY1536"Bet you old Selwyn's going to land in the same chair again ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Oct 1959VY1536.jpg 
VY1080"Well boys, here we are again! Back from our hols - refereshed and invigorated!" [Parliament reassembles today)Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Jan 1958VY1080.jpg 
VY3081"There you see, we don't indulge in the cult of personality like some lesser breeds..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3081.jpg 
MC0552"Hailsham's bell was good! My cardigans were better! But Tory policies on Royal TV - that's a real gimmick!"Michael Cummings29 Oct 1958MC0552.jpg 
MC0478"With so many furture prime ministers in the cabinet, it would be tragic if we lost power at the next election"Michael Cummings12 May 1958MC0478.jpg 
MC0540[no caption]Michael Cummings06 Oct 1958MC0540.jpg 
MC0435["Yes sir! Of course, sir! Certainly, sir! As you wish, Mr. Thorneycroft, sir!" crossed out]Michael Cummings31 Jan 1958MC0435.jpg 
MW0597[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]24 Dec 1959MW0597.jpg 
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