Series 3, Episode 7 - Bob Newhart
's signature deadpan delivery and slight stammer have been the tools of his trade for over six decades, and this is a great opportunity to discover the rich career of one of the greats.
While Bob Newhart has been an established name in stand-up in the United States since the 1960s, viewers this side of the Atlantic may know him better from his memorable cameo appearances later in his career in series like The Simpsons - where he was unexpectedly called upon to deliver a eulogy at Krusty the Clown's funeral - and his Emmy-winning role as Sheldon's childhood hero Professor Proton in The Big Bang Theory. Newhart's signature deadpan delivery and slight stammer have been the tools of his trade for over six decades, and this is a great opportunity to discover the rich career of one of the greats.
- Thursday 19th November 2020
- Sky Arts
- 60 minutes
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The hour-long format of Comedy Legends allows for long extracts, giving us the chance to appreciate their comic rhythm.Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 20th November 2020
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