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Heroes Of Comedy

Heroes Of Comedy (1995)

  • TV documentary
  • Channel 4
  • 1995 - 2003
  • 33 episodes (6 series)

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

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
1995 - 2003
Channels
Channel 4
Episodes
33 (6 series)
Writer
John Fisher
Producer
John Fisher
Companies

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.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 1st January 1995 at 9pm on Channel 4
Most recent repeats

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