Comic Roots. Copyright: BBC.

Comic Roots

BBC One documentary. 8 episodes (2 series), 1982 - 1983.

Comic Roots

Factual series in which a number of top comic names reveal their early lives and what made them so funny

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
1982 - 1983
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
8   (2 series)

Series of biographical documentaries in which some of the greatest names from the world of comedy talk about their backgrounds and guide cameras around the locales in which they grew up.

Contributors include Alexei Sayle, Kenneth Williams and Les Dawson.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 2nd August 1982 on BBC One at 6:50pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 2nd September 1983 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last repeat
Monday 22nd January 2018 at 2:30am on Gold

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