Jackie Hamilton.

Standing Up For Liverpool

BBC Radio 4 documentary about Jackie Hamilton. 1 episode in 2007. Features Les Dennis, Ricky Tomlinson, Mickey Finn, Lennie Chesworth and Jackie Hamilton.

Standing Up For Liverpool

Les Dennis looks at the life of Jackie Hamilton

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2007
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Features
Les Dennis, Ricky Tomlinson, Mickey Finn, Lennie Chesworth and Jackie Hamilton
Producer
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.

Production Details

Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

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