Comedy Legends. Barry Cryer. Copyright: 3DD.

Comedy Legends

Sky Arts documentary series presented by Barry Cryer. 30 episodes (3 series), 2018 - 2020. Features Barry Cryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Steve Punt, Clive Anderson and others.

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Series 2, Episode 1 - The Marx Brothers

Barry Cryer reviews the timeless vaudeville family, the Marx Brothers.

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Comedy Legends. Image shows from L to R: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx. Copyright: 3DD.

Barry Cryer reviews the timeless vaudeville family, the Marx Brothers.

Sons of Jewish immigrants, the brother's distinctive slapstick personas were a hit on Broadway, with Groucho converting his stage persona to a highly successful film and TV career and remains one of the most quotable comedians to this day. As to whether Groucho would want to be held in such esteemed company as the other comedy legends, well, he did famously say "I refuse to join any club that would have me for a member."

Broadcast details

Wednesday 16th October 2019
Sky Arts
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Barry Cryer Host / Presenter
Steve Punt Self
Stephen Armstrong Self
Tony Hawks Self
Neil Norman Self
Jo Caulfield Self
Guest cast
Chico Marx Self (Archive Material)
Gummo Marx Self (Archive Material)
Harpo Marx Self (Archive Material)
Groucho Marx Self (Archive Material)
Zeppo Marx Self (Archive Material)
Production team
Lyndy Saville Director
Lyndy Saville Producer
David Byrne Executive Producer
Jack Oliver Executive Producer
Dominic Saville Executive Producer

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