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Heroes Of Comedy (1995)

Channel 4 documentary. 33 episodes (6 series), 1995 - 2003.

Heroes Of Comedy

Long-running documentary series looking at some of the greatest and most famous names in British comedy

1995 - 2003
Channel 4
33   (6 series)
John Fisher
John Fisher

Heroes Of Comedy presents loving profiles of a wide range of well-known, classic names. From much-loved impressionists (Mike Yarwood) to funny actors (Leonard Rossiter) and actresses (Thora Hird), and famous troupes (The Goons) to stand-ups (Max Miller), a comprehensive range of classic British comedians and acts are covered in the series.

Each episode focuses its attention on an individual comic or comedy act, profiling both their career and personal lives with anecdotes from family, friends, colleagues, and illustrated by video and audio clips of their work.

Production Details

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 1st January 1995 on Channel 4 at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 2nd January 2003 on Channel 4 at 1:35pm
Last repeat
Monday 28th October 2013 at 7:35am on Gold

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