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Paul Merton's Comic Heroes

Channel 5 documentary about comedians. 1 episode in 2020. Features Paul Merton, Jasper Carrott, Ross Noble and Jo Brand.

Paul Merton's Comic Heroes

Paul Merton explore what motivated the greatest comics in this documentary

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2020
Channel
Channel 5
Episodes
1
Features
Paul Merton, Jasper Carrott, Ross Noble and Jo Brand
Director
Sue Andrew
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 Heroes Of Comedy (Other official name)
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

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