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Badmarsh

Biography

b. Mohammed Aktar Ali, Yemen. This DJ and maker was raised in east London, Britain, and consequently soaked up a variety of musical designs from various ethnicities as a kid (his name is definitely Urdu for scoundrel or dark sheep). While he was doing work for a reggae label that employed audio systems and PAs to night clubs, he arrived to connection with dance music and started to DJ. Along with his sibling, he went a pirate radio train station in Walthamstow known as Ali FM and later on played home at Labyrinth. It had been a natural development to begin producing his very own music, so when Easy Mo he released several house tracks by himself label, Pure Vibes. Within the middle-90s he changed towards drum ‘n’ bass and agreed upon to Outcaste Information, where he done various tasks that shown his multicultural history. Following the promo ‘I Am That KIND OF Badmarsh’, he added to Nitin Sawhney’s second record, 1996’s Displacing The Priest, and released the acclaimed Distinctions EP on the united states label Ubiquity Information. He teamed up using the multi-instrumentalist Shri for 1998’s Dance Drums. Right here the pair combined funky, active breakbeats and dubby grooves with traditional Indian musical instruments and Shri’s nimble bass electric guitar playing. Some monitors, like the exceptional reworkings of Ananda Shankar’s ‘Dance Drums’, utilized Indian-sounding melodic tips, while some, notably ‘Gharana’ and ‘130 Guidelines’, focused even more on tempo and percussion. The record also included a fantastic cover version from the Dave Pyke Established’s past due 60s sitar-led monitor ‘Mathar’, as the name track was highlighted on Outcaste’s Untouchable Outcaste Beats compilation. At exactly the same time, Badmarsh continuing to are a solo musician, releasing another promo on Outcaste, ‘I Am That KIND OF Badmarsh II’. The follow-up Badmarsh & Shri cooperation, May 2001’s Symptoms, was a fantastic collection of much less drum ‘n’ bass-orientated monitors featuring guest performances by Apache Indian and Kathryn Williams.

Quick Facts


Full Name Badmarsh
Music Groups Badmarsh & Shri
Music Songs Sajanna, Signs, Dancing Drums, Parallel Crossing, Mathar, 130 Steps, The Asian Detective, Jungle Sitars, The Air I Breathe, Sitar Ritual, Mountain Path, Disturbed Synapses, Easin' In, Appa, Salsa Gharana, Interlude, Swarm, Chris Coco Remix, Gharana, Bang, Day by Day, Let It Roll, Get Up, The Last Mile, Tribal, Goa Funk, Tribal Warfare, Sanjana, Lament, I Am That Type of Badmarsh, Electro, Simply Rolling
Albums Dancing Drums, Signs, I Am That Type of Badmarsh EP, Differences EP


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#Fact
1 Ex-father-in-law of Owain Yeoman.
2 In 1995, to celebrate the centenary of the university, he was awarded the Aston University Centennial Medal along with Sir Adrian Cadbury, Mr Douglas Ellis, Lord Howell of Aston Manor, Mrs Anne Kenrick, Mr Chris Oakley and Mr Robert Taylor.
3 Was a contestant on Celebrity Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998) with his daughter, Jenny Davis.
4 He is part owner of the production company Celador, which makes Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998). From which he has become a Millionaire many times over.
5 Supports Birmingham City Football Team
6 He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's New Year's Honours List for his services to charities.
7 Went to school with Bev Bevan, drummer with the pop group Electric Light Orchestra (ELO).
8 Co-owns the production company Celador
9 Father of actress Lucy Davis and Jenny Davis.
10 A comedian.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shakespeare in the Raw 2014 Short
All About Me 2002-2004 TV Series Colin
The Detectives 1993-1997 TV Series Bob Louis
Jane and the Lost City 1987 Heinrich Herman Hans
Carrott del sol 1981 TV Movie Sago

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jasper Carrott: Back to the Front 1999 TV Series writer
Carrott U Like 1994 TV Movie
One Jasper Carrott 1992 TV Movie
24 Carrott Gold 1990 TV Special
Canned Carrott 1990 TV Series
Commercial Breakdown 1989 TV Series writer
Comic Relief 1988 TV Special
Stand Up America 1987 TV Series
Carrott Confidential 1987 TV Series
Cool It 1986 TV Series writer - 5 episodes
American Carrott 1985 TV Movie
Carrott's Lib 1982 TV Series
Beat the Carrott 1981 TV Movie
Carrott del sol 1981 TV Movie
An Audience with Jasper Carrott 1978 TV Series writer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cool It 1985 TV Series associate producer - 3 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stand Up America 1987 TV Series

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The One Show 2015 TV Series Himself - Presenter
The Paul O'Grady Show 2015 TV Series Himself
Greatest Stand Up Comedians 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself - 24th Place (as Jasper Carrott OBE)
The Native Hue of Resolution 2013 Documentary Himself - Comedian
The One Jasper Carrott 2012 TV Movie Himself
Max Boyce: The Road to Treorchy 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Match of the Day 2 2010 TV Series Himself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2008 TV Series Himself
Golden Balls 2007 TV Series Himself - Presenter (2007-2009)
Bob Monkhouse: A BAFTA Tribute 2004 TV Special documentary Himself
24 Carrott Gold 2004 TV Movie Himself
The Frank Skinner Show 2003 TV Series Himself
Stand Up with Alan Davies 2000 TV Series Himself
Jasper Carrott: Back to the Front 1999 TV Series Himself
The Jasper Carrott Trial 1997 TV Series Himself
Commercial Breakdown 1989-1996 TV Series Himself - Presenter
Carrott U Like 1994 TV Movie Himself / Various Roles
One Jasper Carrott 1992 TV Movie Himself
24 Carrott Gold 1990 TV Special Himself
Canned Carrott 1990 TV Series Himself / Various Characters
Comic Relief 1988 TV Special Himself
Stand Up America 1987 TV Series Himself
Carrott Confidential 1987 TV Series Himself
American Carrott 1985 TV Movie Himself
Carrott's Lib 1982-1983 TV Series Himself
The Secret Policeman's Other Ball 1982 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Central News 1982 TV Series Himself
Beat the Carrott 1981 TV Movie Himself
Carrott Gets Rowdie 1980 TV Series Himself
An Audience with Jasper Carrott 1978 TV Series Himself
Tiswas 1977 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Comedy Songs: The Pop Years 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
100 Greatest Stand-Ups 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Timeshift 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Match of the Eighties 1997 TV Series Himself
Auntie's Bloomers 1996 TV Series documentary
The Car's the Star 1996 TV Series documentary Himself - Telling Joke About Reliant Robin
Kicking & Screaming 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
Rock Bottom 1992 TV Movie Funky Moped
Comic Relief: Behind the Nose 1992 TV Movie Himself
The Rock 'n' Roll Years 1987 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Lifetime Achievement Award British Comedy Awards
1994 Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award Writers' Guild of Great Britain TV - Light Entertainment Canned Carrott (1990) · Steven Knight
· Mike Whitehill
· Steve Punt
· Hugh Dennis

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1984 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Light Entertainment Performance Carrott's Lib (1982)


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#Quote
1 I was working with Robert Powell on the series, and he's this really serious actor who's always going "What's my Motivation?" "Because it's Funny!"
2 [Who Wants to be a Millionaire UK Ad Campaign, Celebrity and Public Vox Pops: What would you do with a Million?] Put it with the others?
3 There's a rumour going 'round that if you amass a certain number of penalty points on your driving licence, the authorities will make you take your test again! Now, if ever there was an incentive to drive carefully, they could not have threatened a more terrifying ordeal.
4 I have been known to play a few rounds in my time. I'm not obsessive; I don't play in the dark, but even that's not out of the question because Stevie Wonder is also a golfer.
5 I've played with some very famous bandits in my time on the celebrity golf circuit.
6 My driving habits are so ingrained that the driving examiner would fail me in the first mile. That's provided he hadn't died of a heart attack by then.
7 The impact of T.V. on our lives in general gets most things out of proportion.
8 The whole debate on what food is best for us is complex, ongoing and often controlled by vested interests.
9 I've always been sensible with my money. I can't say I'm a business genius.
10 Happiness to me is simply not being unhappy.
11 I should be more vocal about the things I believe are doing us harm, but many years ago in my early twenties, I learned a bit of a lesson. I started to realise at that time the benefits of eating healthy food and drink.
12 I used to be a columnist for 'Golf Monthly' and have contributed articles for national newspapers based on the humour that is in abundance in the game, which is more than can be said of tennis.
13 I want to do things I enjoy, and show business comes fifth or sixth down the line.
14 I have to confess here that I am a useless cook.
15 There is no way in my right mind I would contemplate running 26 miles-plus unless it involved a chase with Pamela Anderson.
16 I was never the class clown, and I've no idea where the comedy came from.
17 I have that working class fear of having nothing. I've always got one eye on what's in the bank.
18 When I hit the scene, there was Billy Connolly and Max Boyce. It was all mother-in-law and Irish jokes, and we broke the mould. Now there are thousands of comedians out there, and I don't think I can be above it all.
19 Having signed a few autographs in my time, I always wonder what the heck people do with them.
20 I have a very happy marriage and friends who keep my feet on the ground. But looking for satisfaction in life is difficult. Maybe being happy is as simple as not being unhappy.
21 Laughter is the best medicine - unless you're diabetic, then insulin comes pretty high on the list.
22 I just felt that 'Golden Balls' was the right thing to do. I didn't care if people thought I was a failure.
23 I am amazed at radio DJ's today. I am firmly convinced that AM on my radio stands for Absolute Moron. I will not begin to tell you what FM stands for.
24 Birmingham, as the centre of the country, indeed the universe, should play a big part in the World Cup 2018, so I'm all for making sure we help bring international football into our city and region. (On backing England's bid for the 2018 FIFA World Cup)
25 He used to be Jesus Christ, but now I've got him down to my level. (Speaking about his The Detectives (1993) co-star Robert Powell, who once starred in the mini-series Jesus of Nazareth (1977)).

#Trademark
1 Declaring himself "World famous in Birmingham".
2 Strong Birmingham (Brummie) accent


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