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Arena: Remember The Secret Policeman's Ball?

BBC Four documentary about the fundraising shows. 1 episode in 2004. Features John Cleese, Bob Geldof, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and others.

The programme is repeated on Tuesday 23rd March at 10pm.

Arena: Remember The Secret Policeman's Ball?

A celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Secret Policeman's Ball fundraising shows

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2004
Channel
BBC Four
Episodes
1
Features
John Cleese, Bob Geldof, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Ruby Wax, Jennifer Saunders, Stephen Fry, Lenny Henry and others
Director
Margy Kinmonth
Producer
Roger Graef

A celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Secret Policeman's Ball in aid of Amnesty International. Many of Britain's finest comedians, including John Cleese, Jennifer Saunders, Stephen Fry, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Ruby Wax, Lenny Henry, and Rowan Atkinson are reunited in a reflection of the changes in British comedy over the last quarter of a century. The film examines the event, with interviews and recollections of the original stars alongside classic comedy moments.

Production Details

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 9th December 2004 on BBC Four at 9pm
Episode length
75 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Tuesday 23rd March at 10pm on BBC4