Her appearances with Arthur Askey on Before Your Very Eyes launched Sabrina’s career. Her dress is a thing of wonder – seemingly floating in front of her. The humour is dated and the overt sexism is toe-curling. Sabrina was clearly very fond of Arthur. He was shameless in the way he talked about her: “I wanted a dumb blonde for my series, and I got one,” he told the Daily Mirror on 6 January 1956.