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Heroes Of Comedy (1995)

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

Series 1, Episode 1 - A Special Tribute To... Frankie Howerd

Fans, colleagues and friends pay tribute to the great comic Frankie Howerd. Includes contributions from the likes of Barry Cryer, Eric Sykes and Cilla Black.


Produced as the first in a 5-part series, this episode was the only one broadcast. The other 4 - and a fifth - eventually made it to screen more than 9 months later. This episode was repeated during that run, being the fifth of six episodes shown, on 10th November.

Broadcast details

Sunday 1st January 1995
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Clive Anderson Self
Barry Cryer Self
Cilla Black Self
Craig Ferguson Self
Eric Sykes Self
Ned Sherrin Self
Nicky Campbell Self
Madeline Smith Self
Frankie Howerd Self (Archive Material)
Writing team
John Fisher Writer
Production team
Iain McLean Director
John Fisher Producer

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