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Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story

Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story

Documentary chronicling the rise to fame of the surreal stand-up comic Eddie Izzard

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2010
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Features
Eddie Izzard, Melvin Altwarg, Shamgar Amram, Mick Andrew, Rob Ballard, Andrew Boxer, William Burdett-Coutts, Celia Carr and others
Writer
Sarah Townsend
Director
Sarah Townsend
Producers
Sarah Townsend, James Goddard, John Gore and Max Burgos

A documentary about comedian Eddie Izzard's rise to fame. Featuring interviews with Eddie, his family, friends and colleagues, woven together with childhood home movies, early street comedy footage and stand-up shows.

Hilarious and moving by turns, Believe is the story of triumph over adversity. Cameras followed Eddie on a stressful 'comeback' tour, and capture the story behind some of his best-loved material en route. Under time pressure and desperate for inspiration, Eddie Izzard delves into his own life story for new material. So began an accidental voyage into his past that paralleled his world tour and culminated in a moment of revelation about the source of his relentless drive.

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