Tommy Handley. Copyright: BBC
That Man Remembered

That Man Remembered

  • Radio documentary
  • BBC Radio Wales
  • 1989
  • 1 episode

A tribute to ITMA star Tommy Handley. Also features Roger Worsley, Deryck Guyler and Molly Weir.

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
1989
Channels
BBC Radio Wales
Episodes
1
Features
Roger Worsley, Deryck Guyler, Molly Weir and Tommy Handley
Producer
Paul Evans
Companies

A tribute to Tommy Handley, star of ITMA - It's That Man Again, the live comedy radio show that became an institution and kept Britain laughing during the dark days of the Second World War.

Marking 50 years since It's That Man Again first aired, That Man Remembered is presented by Roger Worsley, whose father Francis was the producer of the original series.

Over 300 programmes were broadcast with up to 20 million listeners tuned in all around world, and when Tommy died suddenly in 1949, there were outpourings of grief at his passing. Contributors to the programme compare it to a royal death.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 30th November 1988 on BBC Radio Wales
Episode length
30 minutes

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