Simon Heffer.

The Essay: British Film Comedians

BBC Radio 3 documentary. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Features Simon Heffer, Will Hay, Alastair Sim, Terry-Thomas, Tony Hancock and Sid James.

The Essay: British Film Comedians

A selection of episodes from Simon Heffer's long-running radio show focusing on mid-20th century British comedy actors

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2015
Channel
BBC Radio 3
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Features
Simon Heffer, Will Hay, Alastair Sim, Terry-Thomas, Tony Hancock and Sid James
Producer
Beaty Rubens

Columnist and historian Simon Heffer resumes his long-running Radio 3 series celebrating mid-20th century British film, with five episodes focusing on comic actors.

The comic actors profiled are Will Hay, Alastair Sim, Terry-Thomas, Tony Hancock and Sid James.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 13th April 2015 on BBC Radio 3 at 10:45pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 17th April 2015 on BBC Radio 3 at 10:45pm
Length of episodes
15 minutes