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Comedy Playhouse: Where It All Began

BBC One factual. 1 episode in 2014. Stars Ray Galton, Alan Simpson, June Whitfield, Paul Merton, Hugh Dennis, Victoria Wood, Beryl Vertue and others.

Comedy Playhouse: Where It All Began

A documentary looking back at the original BBC Comedy Playhouse pilot strand, featuring contributions from some of those involved

Genre
Factual
Broadcast
2014
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1
Starring
Ray Galton, Alan Simpson, June Whitfield, Paul Merton, Hugh Dennis, Victoria Wood, Beryl Vertue, Bernard Cribbins and others
Writer
Will Ing
Director
Breid McLoone
Producer
Breid McLoone

A trip through the Comedy Playhouse archive in the company of the people who made some of the most-loved episodes from the original series, as it returns to BBC One for a new run.

From Steptoe & Son to Last Of The Summer Wine, a series of one-off comedy ideas produced some of the most watched comedy series of the last 50 years.

With commentary and insider knowledge from June Whitfield, Paul Merton, Hugh Dennis and top writing team Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

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