Series 1, Episode 2 - Deal Makers
The documentary reveals the back room deals and negotiations which can make the difference between success and failure, including an extraordinary visit to the BBC archives to uncover never before seen contracts reflecting Morecambe & Wise's pay negotiations in the 1960s and 70s.
This episode was postponed from an original scheduled broadcast of Wednesday 23rd January 2013, at 9pm.
- Saturday 16th February 2013
- BBC Two
- 60 minutes
Cast & crew
Max Miller was one of Britain's most popular comedians in the 1940s and once earned £400 per week for his work, equivalent to £17,000 nowadays. Oliver Double explains.
Featuring: Oliver Double.
Supporters and subscribers get more
Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:
- Broadcast details of 3 further repeats of this episode
- This episode's inital overnight ratings
- BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits
Donate (for fans) BCG Pro
Already a donor or Pro user? Sign in