Comedy Legends. Barry Cryer. Copyright: 3DD
Comedy Legends

Comedy Legends

  • TV documentary
  • Sky Arts
  • 2018 - 2021
  • 40 episodes (4 series)

Barry Cryer pays tribute to the heroes of comedy he has worked with. Also features Tim Brooke-Taylor, Steve Punt, Clive Anderson, Stephen Armstrong, Tony Hawks and more.

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Series 1, Episode 2 - Frankie Howerd

Comedy Legends. Frankie Howerd. Copyright: Shutterstock
Barry Cryer looks back on the life and career of Frankie Howerd, one of Britain's post-war comedy greats who starred in Up Pompeii! and a host of Carry On films.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 17th October 2018
Sky Arts
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 18th October 2018 12:15am Sky Arts
Thursday 18th October 2018 10:00pm Sky Arts
Saturday 20th October 2018 6:10pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 19th December 2018 11:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 25th December 2018 1:45pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 16th January 2019 10:00pm Sky Arts
Sunday 20th January 2019 6:00pm Sky Arts
Monday 21st January 2019 4:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 17th April 2019 8:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 2:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 8th October 2019 1:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 9th October 2019 2:00am Sky Arts
Thursday 20th February 2020 8:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 25th February 2020 12:30am Sky Arts
Wednesday 20th May 2020 11:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 27th May 2020 1:00am Sky Arts
Tuesday 7th July 2020 2:00pm Sky Arts
Sunday 12th July 2020 11:00am Sky Arts
Monday 21st December 2020 3:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 10th February 2021 10:00pm Sky Arts
Thursday 25th November 2021 9:00pm Sky Arts
Thursday 20th January 2022 10:35pm Sky Arts
Thursday 31st March 2022 2:05am Sky Arts

Cast & crew

Barry Cryer Host / Presenter
Tim Brooke-Taylor Self
Steve Punt Self
Clive Anderson Self
Stephen Armstrong Self
Tony Hawks Self
Neil Norman Self
Guest cast
Frankie Howerd Self (Archive Material)
Writing team
William Simpson Writer
Production team
Lyndy Saville Director
Lyndy Saville Producer
Phil Edgar-Jones Executive Producer
David Byrne Executive Producer
Jack Oliver Executive Producer
Dominic Saville Executive Producer
Ashley Hall Editor
Cosmo Hildyard Director of Photography
Nicholas Stylianou Director of Photography

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