Les Dawson. Copyright: ITV Studios.

Les Dawson Forever

ITV3 documentary about comedian Les Dawson. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2016. Features Roy Barraclough, Ted Robbins, Johnny Vegas, Barry Cryer and others.

Les Dawson. Copyright: BBC.

Les Dawson Forever

A two-part documentary about stand-up comic Les Dawson

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2016
Channel
ITV3
Episodes
2   (1 series)
Features
Roy Barraclough, Ted Robbins, Johnny Vegas, Barry Cryer, Les Dawson and Martin Clunes
Directors
Ruth Binsley and Patrick Talbot
Producers
Ruth Binsley and Patrick Talbot

Over two hour-long shows, Les Dawson Forever calls upon family, friends and extraordinary, previously unseen and revealing footage to tell the story of one of British TV's greatest comedians.

As the king of the one liner, ace piano player, and a friend to mothers-in-law everywhere, the show charts Les Dawson's incredible journey from the back streets of Manchester to millions of our living rooms.

Les Dawson Forever features interviews with Les's wife Tracy Dawson, daughter Charlotte, co-star Roy Barraclough and friends and fans including Ken Dodd, Johnny Vegas, Johnny Ball and writer Andy Hamilton.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 21st December 2016 on ITV3 at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 22nd December 2016 on ITV3 at 9pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Last repeat
Thursday 20th June 2019 at 12:05am