Image shows from L to R: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy
Laurel And Hardy On Tour

Laurel And Hardy On Tour

  • Radio documentary
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2006
  • 1 episode

A look at Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy's 1953 tours of Europe. Also features Glenn Mitchell, Harry Worth, Laurie Bellew and Paul Merton.

Image shows from L to R: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2006
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Features
Glenn Mitchell, Harry Worth, Laurie Bellew, Paul Merton, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
Producer
Stephen Garner
Companies

"We came to Britain on vacation," said Stan, "but it turned out to be the hardest work we've ever had in our lives."

Comedy historian Glenn Mitchell examines the impact made by the comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy during their various tours of Europe between 1932 and 1954.

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 27th July 2006 at 11:30am on BBC Radio 4
Episode length
30 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Monday 17th January 2022 at 3:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  • Sunday 16th January 2022 at 3:30pm on Radio 4 Extra

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