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Legends Of British Comedy

Legends Of British Comedy

  • TV documentary
  • Yesterday
  • 2011 - 2012
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Short documentary series originally released on VHS in 1996, showcasing some of British comedy's greatest ever talents. Features Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Ronnie Barker, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Sid! - The Best Of Sid James

Sid James
With his trademark dirty laugh, Sid was made for the Carry On films. With extracts from his finest on-screen moments, there are also fond tributes from his many co-stars.

Broadcast details

Saturday 17th December 2011
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 29th January 2012 6:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 15th April 2012 10:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 6th June 2012 11:00am Yesterday
Saturday 8th December 2012 10:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 9th December 2012 9:00pm Yesterday
Monday 25th July 2016 9:00pm London Live
Wednesday 27th July 2016 12:35am London Live
Friday 29th July 2016 8:00pm London Live
Sunday 31st July 2016 8:00pm London Live
Monday 17th October 2016 9:00pm London Live
Friday 21st October 2016 8:00pm London Live
Wednesday 28th December 2016 9:00pm London Live
Friday 22nd September 2017 9:00pm London Live
Sunday 24th September 2017 7:00pm London Live
Friday 29th September 2017 3:55am London Live
Tuesday 26th December 2017 7:00pm London Live
Sunday 27th May 2018 4:45am London Live
Monday 24th December 2018 6:00pm Forces TV
Tuesday 25th December 2018 2:30am Forces TV
Wednesday 26th December 2018 3:10pm Forces TV
Friday 10th May 2019 10:00pm Forces TV
Monday 20th May 2019 1:00am Forces TV

Cast & crew

Sid James Self (Archive Material)
Guest cast
Jack Douglas Self
Diana Coupland Self
Bernard Cribbins Self
Olga Lowe Self
Bill Roberton Self
Jonathan Ross Narrator
Production team
Duncan Smith Director
Will Ashurst Producer
Miguel J. Ferros Editor

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