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 6 - Jack Benny

Comedy Legends. Jack Benny. Copyright: Shutterstock
Barry Cryer explores the career of Jack Benny, the influential comedian who was one of the most celebrated American entertainers of the 20th century.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 14th November 2018
Sky Arts
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 15th November 2018 12:15am Sky Arts
Thursday 15th November 2018 10:00pm Sky Arts
Saturday 17th November 2018 6:15pm Sky Arts
Friday 28th December 2018 1:05am Sky Arts
Wednesday 13th February 2019 10:45pm Sky Arts
Sunday 17th February 2019 5:00pm Sky Arts
Monday 18th February 2019 4:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 15th May 2019 8:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 21st May 2019 2:00pm Sky Arts
Monday 14th October 2019 1:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 15th October 2019 1:00am Sky Arts
Thursday 19th March 2020 8:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 24th March 2020 12:00am Sky Arts
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 11:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 10th June 2020 1:00am Sky Arts
Monday 13th July 2020 2:00pm Sky Arts
Sunday 19th July 2020 10:00am Sky Arts
Wednesday 10th March 2021 10:00pm Sky Arts
Thursday 17th February 2022 11:10pm Sky Arts
Thursday 28th April 2022 1:55am 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
Jack Benny Self (Archive Material)
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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