Charlie Naughton and Jimmy Gold : (1886-1976)

Goldie, David; (2020) Charlie Naughton and Jimmy Gold : (1886-1976). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 978-0198614111 (

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Naughton, Charles John [Charlie] (1886–1976), comedian, and McGonigal, James Joseph [known as Jimmy Gold], (1886–1967), comedian, are generally considered to be British variety’s longest-lasting double act, performing together for fifty-three years.