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 3 - Joan Rivers

Comedy Legends. Joan Rivers. Copyright: Shutterstock
Barry Cryer looks back on the life and career of Joan Rivers, whose cutting wit and sarcasm left an indelible mark on the comedy world.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 24th October 2018
Sky Arts
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 25th October 2018 12:30am Sky Arts
Thursday 25th October 2018 10:00pm Sky Arts
Saturday 27th October 2018 5:45pm Sky Arts
Sunday 28th October 2018 8:00pm Sky Arts
Thursday 27th December 2018 1:30am Sky Arts
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 10:00pm Sky Arts
Sunday 27th January 2019 12:00pm Sky Arts
Monday 28th January 2019 4:10pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 24th April 2019 8:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 30th April 2019 2:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 9th October 2019 1:00pm Sky Arts
Thursday 10th October 2019 2:00am Sky Arts
Thursday 27th February 2020 8:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 3rd March 2020 12:00am Sky Arts
Wednesday 27th May 2020 10:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 12:00am Sky Arts
Wednesday 8th July 2020 2:00pm Sky Arts
Sunday 12th July 2020 12:00pm Sky Arts
Sunday 20th December 2020 2:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 17th February 2021 10:00pm Sky Arts
Thursday 27th January 2022 11:00pm Sky Arts
Thursday 7th April 2022 2:10am Sky Arts

Cast & crew

Barry Cryer Host / Presenter
Steve Punt Self
Clive Anderson Self
Stephen Armstrong Self
Tony Hawks Self
Neil Norman Self
Guest cast
Joan Rivers 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 Edit Producer
Will Perity-Pond Editor
Cosmo Hildyard Director of Photography
Nicholas Stylianou Director of Photography

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