The Singing Handyman

By sizemore Last edited 144 months ago
The Singing Handyman

Following Matt's post about 9-9-Dine we've been keeping an eye out for weird vans in London, but here's one we heard well before we spotted it:

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We only caught the tail end of the performance (he was competing with a gigantic elephant), but he seemed to be a genuine crowd pleaser.

Last Updated 08 May 2006


I've seen him in West Hampstead a couple of times. Nearly shattered my windows when he drove by, must have a hell of a sound system in there.


That's good to know. Maybe after the one set in Tokyo we could have our own Fast & The Furious movie revolving around him as a burn out handyman on the edge...


I've seen him on Oxford Street on a few weekends, too.


I've seen him around in central London a couple of times. Does anyone know who he is, and why he does it? Maybe Londonist should have an interview with this man ;)


Yeah, I've seen him in Whampstead too. His exhaust emits bubbles. I thought it was the childcatcher from Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang.

I ran.

The Singing

Hi Its the singing Handyman here many thanks for taking the video and interesting comments this gimmick brings me in around 5 million worth of business enquires a year and its growing with nearly 6 million hits a year its better than sending junk mail telly sales or yellow pages
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Rember can have the greatest website in the world BUT if people can’t find it then its no good within the next year the whole of the UK will know MY web address


He is sooo funny, i saw him yesterday at convent gardens. Plus good idea with the bubbles the're a nice touch!!!
From High Wycombe


...he's not only funny, but the nicest guy on this old planet. I was hitchhiking one day at a totally difficult place and he took me along and even - just out of nothing - decided to give me a pound ("for a tea" he said). Go singing handyman!!