A major contributor to this article appears to have a close connection with its subject. (December 2009)
He got his first break in the 1970s at the "Search for a Star" competition at Blighty's, a cabaret club in Farnworth. Austin Knight began his comedy career in the early 70s as a club circuit impressionist; in the early 80s he became a traditional standup comedian. He has written comedy scripts for TV and radio, writing material for Tommy Cooper, Les Dawson and others.
The Stage praised his "broad comedy appeal".
- Tameside & Glossop Chronicle - A Legendary Night Archived July 16, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
- William K. Wolfrum, "Comic Austin Knight keeps them laughing on, off the golf course", World Golf, August 24, 2006, http://www.worldgolf.com/features/comedian-austin-knight-golf-celebrity-speaker-3440.htm
- Mark Ritchie, "Paul Bridson Productions Showcase", The Stage, 16 January 2008, http://www.thestage.co.uk/reviews/review.php/19564/paul-bridson-productions-showcase