Richard E. Grant On... Ealing Comedies. Richard E. Grant.

Richard E. Grant On... Ealing Comedies

Gold documentary about Ealing Studios. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2016. Features Richard E. Grant.

Richard E. Grant On... Ealing Comedies. Image shows from L to R: Diana Rigg, Richard E. Grant. Copyright: Phil McIntyre Entertainment.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Kind Hearts And Accolades

Richard looks at Ealing's golden years, comedy films that were produced almost back to back, which gave Ealing its rightful place in British comedy history. The Lavender Hill Mob, Kind Hearts And Coronets and The Man In The White Suit are all discussed as Richard celebrates the very best of Ealing.


This episode is dedicated to Douglas Slocombe, 1913 - 2016.

Broadcast details

Sunday 25th September 2016
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Richard E. Grant Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Peter Capaldi (as Dr Peter Capaldi) Self
Michael Palin Self
Jonathan Ross Self
Miriam Margolyes Self
Diana Rigg (as Dame Diana Rigg) Self
Carrie Fisher Self
Celia Imrie Self
Matthew Sweet Self
Mike Leigh Self
Reece Shearsmith Self
Robert Powell Self
Alec Guinness (as Sir Alec Guinness) Self (Archive Material)
Douglas Slocombe Self (Archive Material)
T.E.B. Clarke Self (Archive Material)
Michael Balcon (as Sir Michael Balcon) Self (Archive Material)
Production team
Richard Dean Series Director
Richard Dean Series Producer
Jessika Barcynski Producer
Lindsay Jex Executive Producer
Lucy Ansbro Executive Producer
Iain Coyle Executive Producer
Marc Corrance Editor

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