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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.

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Series 2, Episode 1 - Les Dawson

Celebrating the comedy of Les Dawson with clips from his shows and tributes from friends, colleagues,
and his widow Tracy.

Further details

Extracts are included from The David Nixon Show, The Dawson Watch, Parkinson, Dawson & Friends, Sez Les, Blankety Blank, The Les Dawson Show, The Good Old Days, Holiday With Strings, a situation comedy that was written specially for Dawson by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, two Royal Variety Performances, and an appearance on the Open University in 1981.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 16th April 1997
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 11th September 2010 8:00pm Gold
Sunday 12th September 2010 4:55pm Gold
Friday 4th March 2011 11:50pm More4
Sunday 20th March 2011 12:10am Gold
Friday 1st April 2011 11:20pm More4
Saturday 2nd April 2011 6:00pm Gold
Sunday 29th May 2011 9:30am Gold
Sunday 29th May 2011 2:10pm Gold
Sunday 5th June 2011 3:55pm Gold
Sunday 5th June 2011 8:00pm Gold
Saturday 18th June 2011 2:30am More4
Saturday 8th October 2011 2:55am More4
Sunday 15th January 2012 5:00pm Gold
Monday 16th January 2012 12:00pm Gold
Monday 16th January 2012 11:40pm More4
Tuesday 17th January 2012 2:25am More4
Saturday 15th September 2012 2:00pm Gold
Saturday 15th September 2012 9:00pm Gold
Saturday 27th October 2012 2:00pm Gold
Saturday 27th October 2012 9:15pm Gold
Saturday 26th January 2013 11:45am Gold
Saturday 26th January 2013 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 3rd April 2013 11:00am Gold
Wednesday 3rd April 2013 5:00pm Gold
Sunday 16th June 2013 4:50pm Gold
Monday 29th July 2013 10:20am Gold
Tuesday 30th July 2013 6:00am Gold
Sunday 15th September 2013 2:00pm Gold
Monday 16th September 2013 9:05am Gold

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