Tommy Handley. Copyright: BBC.

That Man Remembered

BBC Radio Wales documentary show about Tommy Handley. 1 episode in 1989. Features Roger Worsley, Deryck Guyler, Molly Weir and Tommy Handley.

That Man Remembered

A tribute to ITMA star Tommy Handley

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

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.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

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