Sykes. Eric (Eric Sykes). Copyright: BBC.

Eric Sykes

Eric Sykes was an Oldham-born writer and actor who enjoyed a lengthy film, television, radio and stage career. He is best-remembered for his contributions to The Goon Show; two self-titled long-running sitcom series with Hattie Jacques; and a number of dialogue-free films and TV specials, which he also directed.

Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Friday 4th May 1923
Died
Wednesday 4th July 2012 (aged 89)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2012 The Late Great Eric Sykes Self (Archive Material)
2011 Legends Of British Comedy
  1. E3 - And It's Goodnight From Him - The Very Best Of Ronnie Barker
Self
2011 David Suchet On Sid Field: Last Of The Music Hall Heroes Self
2010 The Unforgettable... - Series 4
  1. E8 - Spike Milligan
  2. E4 - Terry Scott
Self
2010 Being Here - The Peter Sellers Story Self
2007 Eric Sykes - The Radio Years Self
2007 My Family - Series 7
  1. E2 - Four Affairs And A Funeral
Henry Phillips
2004 Ronnie Barker: A BAFTA Tribute Self
2004 Britain's Best Sitcom
  1. E1 - The Launch
Guest
2002 Reputations: Frankie Howerd Self
2001 Arena: The Entertainers - Sykes And A Day Self
2000 The Unforgettable... - Series 2
  1. E5 - Frankie Howerd
Self
2000 Legends - Series 1
  1. E5 - Frankie Howerd
Self
2000 The Unforgettable... - Series 1
  1. E1 - Hattie Jacques
Self
1995 Heroes Of Comedy - Series 1
  1. E1 - A Special Tribute To... Frankie Howerd
Self
1994 Paul Merton's Palladium Story Self
1991 At Last The Go On Show Self
1990 Arena: Oooh ER Missus! The Frankie Howerd Story Self
1989 The Nineteenth Hole The Secretary
1988 Mr H Is Late Senior Undertaker
1988 Mr H Is Late Writer
1988 Mr H Is Late Director
1982 The Eric Sykes 1990 Show Ensemble Actor
1982 The Eric Sykes 1990 Show Writer
1982 It's Your Move Head Removal Man
1982 It's Your Move Writer
1982 It's Your Move Director
1981 If You Go Down In The Woods Today Mr Pangbourne
1981 If You Go Down In The Woods Today Writer
1981 If You Go Down In The Woods Today Director
1980 The Likes Of Sykes Ensemble Actor
1980 The Likes Of Sykes Writer
1980 Rhubarb Rhubarb! Inspector Rhubarb
1980 Rhubarb Rhubarb! Writer
1980 Rhubarb Rhubarb! Director
1979 Charley's Aunt Brassett
1979 Charley's Aunt Writer (Adapted By)
1979 The Plank Larger Workman
1979 The Plank Writer
1979 The Plank Director
1979 Sykes - Series 7 Eric
1979 Sykes - Series 7 Writer
1977 Sykes - Series 6 Eric
1977 Sykes - Series 6 Writer
1976 Sykes - Series 5 Eric
1976 Sykes - Series 5 Writer
1975 Sykes - Series 4 Eric
1975 Sykes - Series 4 Writer
1974 Sykes - Series 3 Eric
1974 Sykes - Series 3 Writer
1973 Sykes - Series 2 Eric
1973 Sykes - Series 2 Writer
1972 Sykes - Series 1 Eric
1972 Sykes - Series 1 Writer
1972 The Alf Garnett Saga Self
1971 Sykes - With The Lid Off Ensemble Actor
1971 Sykes - With The Lid Off Writer
1971 Sykes And A Big, Big Show Eric
1971 Sykes And A Big, Big Show Writer
1971 Tommy Cooper
  1. Easter Special
Guest
1971 Tommy Cooper
  1. Easter Special
Writer
1970 Till Death Us Do Part - The Campaign's Over!
  1. The Campaign's Over!
Arthur Blenkinsopp
1969 Curry & Chips Arthur Blenkinsop
1968 Howerd's Hour Writer
1967 The Plank Smaller Workman
1967 The Plank Writer
1967 The Plank Director
1964 A Last Word On The Election Writer
1964 The Bargee The Mariner
1962 Sykes And A... - Series 5 Eric
1962 Sykes And A... - Series 5 Writer
1961 Clicquot Et Fils Pierre Clicquot
1961 It's A Fair Cop Eric
1961 Very Important Person Willoughby
1961 Sykes And A... - Series 4 Eric
1961 Sykes And A... - Series 4 Writer
1961 Sykes And A... - Series 3 Eric
1961 Sykes And A... - Series 3 Writer
1961 Roamin' Holiday Crew
1960 Sykes And A... - Series 2 Eric
1960 Sykes And A... - Series 2 Writer
1960 Sykes And A... - Series 1 Eric
1959 Tommy The Toreador Martin
1959 Gala Opening Writer
1959 Gala Opening Director
1959 Gala Opening Actor
1957 Closing Night Writer
1957 Closing Night Director
1957 The Howerd Crowd Writer
1957 Closing Night Actor
1957 Eric Sykes Presents Peter Sellers Crew
1957 Eric Sykes Presents Peter Sellers Actor
1956 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 1
  1. E5 - The Radio Show
Army Private
1956 Dress Rehearsal Writer
1956 Dress Rehearsal Director
1956 Jimmy Logan Crew
1955 The Harry Secombe Show Writer
1955 The Howerd Crowd - Series 2 Writer
1955 Max Bygraves Crew
1954 The Goon Show - Series 5 Writer
1953 The Frankie Howerd Show Writer
1953 Nuts In May Writer
1953 A Good Idea - Son! Writer
1952 Frankie Howerd's Korean Party Writer
1952 Frankie Howerd Goes East Writer
1952 The Howerd Crowd - Series 1 Writer
1951 Frankie Howerd's Christmas Show Writer

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Eric Sykes on IMDb

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