Heroes of Comedy titles.

Heroes Of Comedy (1995)

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

Max Wall

Profile of entertainer Max Wall, who combined physical comedy, slapstick, surrealism and stand-up in his performances - a style that has influenced a range of modern stars.

Further details

Profile of the comedian and music-hall entertainer who died in 1990. With contributions from broadcasters Michael Parkinson and Russell Davies; friend Celia Moreton-Prichard; actors Dora Bryan, Jack Shepherd, Roy Hudd, Griff Rhys Jones, Simon Callow, Betty Driver, Elizabeth Seal, Ewan Hooper, David Drummond, Angela Pleasance and Hywel Bennett; comedian Terry Alderton; musician Larry Adler; friend and biographer Michael Pointon; dancer Wayne Sleep; ballerina Deborah Bull; artist Maggie Hambling; and Max Clifford.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd January 2003
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Max Wall Self (Archive Material)
Writing team
John Fisher Writer
Production team
John Fisher Producer


Max Wall (1908-1990)

Clip from Heroes Of Comedy - Max Wall.

Featuring: Max Wall.


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