Fun-Facts about Tony Andrews
(All True)

Tony was pushed into a swimming pool when he was 3 years old,
He died for ten minutes, then he came back.

Tony was in a film called ‘The Fifth Element’

Tony once swallowed a pound coin, it stayed in his body for three days.

Tony is a Scorpio.

Tony is related to a writer called Edgar Wallace (Creator of King Kong)

When Tony was eleven, he threw a cricket ball 56 meters.

When Tony was twelve he helped his school team win a national rugby sevens competition, they were the best team in England! Arriving back from Twickenham the deputy headmaster opened two bottles of champagne, and every player got a small glass of bubbly…We were 12! ha! The following morning one of the players puked all over his books. (What a lightweight)

When Tony was fifteen, he got hit by a car while riding his bike, he cracked a bone in his toe and spent 2 days in hospital. Tony loved BMX riding, skateboarding and long distance cycling, he went back to the hospital many times to get stitches in his bottom lip, a metal pin in his left toe, stitches in his right arm, stitches in his right knee, and five stitches in his chest.

Tony has a brown Labrador called George.

Tony once had a West Highland terrier called Mac, he had a very adventurous character, he sometimes travelled on the tube by himself.

Tony taught himself how to play the harmonica while driving a skip lorry all over London.

For ten years Tony worked inside a custom-made ice cream van, cutting keys and changing watch batteries.

Tony worked at Portobello Market and Wembley Stadium Market.

One of Tony’s regular customers was a Storm-trooper from the very first ‘Star-Wars’ film (a nice old lady called Pearl). She tried to turn Tony to the dark side of the force but Tony wasn’t interested. ha-ha 🙂 Pearl is dead now.

One morning Tony was out trading (in his key-cutting ice cream van) at a small market in Campsea Ashe, in Suffolk.
He used a petrol-powered generator to get electricity, to cut keys for his customers. It turned out to be a disastrous day because the generator kept stuttering and conking out, this drove Tony nuts. At the end of the day he wrote a break-up song called
this break-up song was originally inspired by the old chugging generator (Genny) it let Tony down throughout the day and drove him up the wall, back in Campsea Ashe 🙄 Ha-Ha!🤣😉

Just below is a video of “Jennie” ….
where Tony and Steve stroll through
Portobello road at the end of a busy market day. 😊