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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 6, Episode 3 - Spike Milligan

Tribute to the comic genius, celebrating his comic career from The Goon Show more than 50 years ago, to his poetry and writings.

Broadcast details

Saturday 2nd March 2002
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Eric Sykes Self
John Cleese Self
Michael Palin Self
Eddie Izzard Self
Denis Norden Self
Richard Lester Self
Robin Williams Self
Ed Byrne Self
Terry Wogan Self
Marcus Brigstocke Self
John Bluthal Self
John Hegley Self
Neil Shand Self
Joe McGrath Self
Cliff Morgan Self
Humphrey Lyttelton Self
Larry Gelbart Self
Norma Farnes Self
Spike Milligan Self (Archive Material)
Writing team
John Fisher Writer
Larry Stephens Writer (Additional Material)
John Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Neil Shand Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Thomas Atkinson (as Tom Atkinson) Director
John Fisher Producer
Norma Farnes Associate Producer
Chris Kenyon Editor
Kevin Hill Graphics
Paul Kavanagh Graphics

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