Standing Up For Liverpool
Les Dennis looks at the life of Jackie Hamilton
- BBC Radio 4
- Les Dennis, Ricky Tomlinson, Mickey Finn, Lennie Chesworth and Jackie Hamilton
- Tony Staveacre
Les Dennis tells the story of a much-loved Liverpool club comedian - Jackie Hamilton - who never made the big time, but whose observational comedy provides a graphic commentary on the social history of Merseyside over the last 40 years.
Les digs out rare tapes of this heroic Scouser in interview and performance, also reminiscences from family, friends and fellow professionals including Ricky Tomlinson, Mickey Finn, and Lennie Chesworth.
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Tuesday 10th April 2007 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
- Episode length
- 30 minutes
- Last repeat
- Saturday 18th July 2020 at 10:30pm on Radio 4 Extra