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Bob Monkhouse... The Million Joke Man

Gold documentary. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Features Paul O'Grady, Colin Edmonds and Bob Monkhouse.

Episode 2 is repeated on Yesterday on Sunday at 7pm.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Elder Statesman Of Comedy

Paul O'Grady charts Bob Monkhouse's reinvention as the elder statesman of British comedy from 1994 to his death in 2003 and sees how at the end of his life Bob was performing some of his most outstanding comedic work. Paul marvels at Bob's final stage performance, and tells the story of how his prized joke books went missing from the BBC.


This episode is dedicated to Peter Prichard, Bob's manager, 1932 - 2014.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 17th June 2015
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Paul O'Grady Host / Presenter
    Colin Edmonds Self
    Bob Monkhouse Self (Archive Material)
    Guest cast
    Eamonn Holmes Self
    Abigail Williams Self
    Jon Culshaw Self
    Junior Simpson Self
    Bobby Bragg Self
    James Moir Self
    David Renwick Self
    Joe Pasquale Self
    Dominic Holland Self
    Debra Stephenson Self
    Steve Punt Self
    Tony Blackburn Self
    Geoff Miles Self
    Ricky Grover Self
    Gaby Roslin Self
    Alan Nixon Self
    John Murphy Self
    Alan Dedicoat Self
    John Rooney Self
    Jackie Monkhouse Self (Archive Material) (Voice)
    Kevin Bishop Self
    Writing team
    Paul Minett Writer
    Brian Leveson Writer
    Production team
    Mark Wells Director
    Colin Edmonds Series Producer
    Simon Lupton Executive Producer
    Mark Wells Executive Producer
    Paul Trewartha Editor

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