Paul Merton's Heroes Of Comedy
Paul Merton explore what motivated the greatest comics in this documentary
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 company
- Also known as
- Paul Merton's Comic Heroes (Working title)
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Sunday 15th November 2020 on Channel 5 at 10pm
- Episode length
- 125 minutes