He and his brother had early success when they won talent shows Opportunity Knocks in 1967 and New Faces in 1974; however, true success would not find them until 1985, when they were given their own television show, ChuckleHounds, on the BBC.
He and his brother released an album titled To You to Me in October of 1999, with many tracks based off their popular catchphrases.
His father was James Patton Elliott, a Gang Show performer known by his stage name, Gene Patton. His older brothers, Jimmy and Brian, were known as the Patton Brothers.
He and his brother became known for their comedy stage shows, including 2008's Indiana Chuckles and The Kingdom of the Mythical Sulk, a parody of the Indiana Jones film series, starring Harrison Ford.