Press clippings

Inbetweeners car goes for £15,000

At the same sale at East Bristol Auctions, one of Tommy Cooper's original fezzes sold for £4,000.

Chortle, 29th May 2021

One of Tommy Cooper's fezzes is up for auction

Auctioneers have set an estimate of £2,000 to £3,000 for the headgear, made by his suppliers Lamrani Freres.

Chortle, 15th May 2021

Andre Vincent on Tommy Cooper's enduring brilliance

He looked like a flummoxed, cumbersome magician, but every 'mistake' was tightly choreographed.

Andre Vincent, Chortle, 19th March 2021

Tommy Cooper at 100 - Barry Cryer

Barry Cryer celebrates the centenary today of a sadistic, fiendish, brilliant one-off.

Barry Cryer, The Oldie, 19th March 2021

BBC to broadcast The Festival Of Funny

The BBC has announced The Festival Of Funny. Running across its TV, radio and online channels from late February to mid-March, the festival will see fourteen hours of new content broadcast.

British Comedy Guide, 15th February 2021

Celebrating Tommy Cooper: The LWT Series at 50

Tommy Cooper. For those of a certain age, the name alone is enough to bring a smile to the face.

Indeed, for those of much younger ages it's a name also likely to conjure up feelings of much jollity and mirth; for, despite a distinct - let's face it, almost total - lack of television repeats of his programmes in the last 20-30 years, his notoriety and comedy legend status has remained undimmed.

Aaron Brown, Network, 7th February 2020

New museum to showcase comedy memorabilia in Blackpool

Stan Laurel's bowler hat, costumes belonging to Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise and one of Tommy Cooper's props are to go on display in a new entertainment museum on Blackpool's Golden Mile.

Chortle, 13th January 2020

5 best stand-up moments, according to Omid Djalili

Need some inspiration? Don't worry, we got some from the man himself. These are the five comics that make Omid Djalili chuckle.

Holly Pyne, ShortList, 11th November 2019

Ten comedians who died on stage

Comedians who die on stage hold a special fascination.

Chortle, 4th September 2019

Gold reveals Britain's Greatest Comedian list

Channel Gold has revealed the shortlist of 30 comedians who will be featured in its show Britain's Greatest Comedian.

British Comedy Guide, 1st May 2019

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