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Jack Train

  • English
  • Actor

Press clippings

VE Day: What was making us laugh 75 years ago?

A look back at the comedy on air in June 1945.

Chortle, 8th May 2020

It's That Man Again - Tommy Handley and ITMA

On Sunday 9 January 1949, just after the 5pm repeat broadcast of the latest episode of ITMA, the nation's favourite comedy show, there was a shock newsflash: Tommy Handley, the star of the programme, had died from a cerebral haemorrhage.

Andrew Martin, BBC, 17th January 2018

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