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Paul Merton's Heroes Of Comedy

Channel 5 documentary about comedians. 1 episode in 2020. Features Paul Merton.

Paul Merton's Heroes Of Comedy

Paul Merton explore what motivated the greatest comics in this documentary

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2020
Channel
Channel 5
Episodes
1
Features
Paul Merton
Producer
Sue Andrew

Paul Merton explores what motivated the greatest comics; how and why they became successful and what inspired their best moments and characters.

Delving into archive footage, Merton examines how legendary comedians and comedy actors from Charlie Chaplin, Laurel & Hardy and Tony Hancock through to Victoria Wood and Jo Brand broke through, often against huge odds.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Paul Merton's Comic Heroes (Working title)
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 15th November 2020 on Channel 5 at 10pm
Episode length
125 minutes