First broadcast: Saturday 26th August 2017
This first episode charts Sir David's journey from working class lad in North Finchley to TV star. It follows his transition from theatre actor to early TV roles, and how his partnership with Ronnie Barker helped establish him as a major comic talent by the mid-70s.
First broadcast: Monday 28th August 2017
This final episode looks at how Sir David's career moved on from sitcoms to lead roles in comedy dramas like The Darling Buds Of May and Porterhouse Blue, through to crime with A Touch Of Frost and historical dramas like All The King's Men.