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.

Episode 3 is repeated on Wednesday at 3:10am.

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

Series 1, Episode 3 - Killer Jokes

In this episode Richard looks at one of the steamiest comedies to date, The Titfield Thunderbolt, a proper comedy about trains, and explores the story behind one of Ealing's most famous films, The Ladykillers, and why it continues to inspire again and again.

Broadcast details

Sunday 2nd October 2016
60 minutes


  1. Wednesday 28th July 2021 at 3:10am on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Richard E. Grant Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Peter Capaldi (as Dr Peter Capaldi) Self
Michael Palin Self
Al Murray Self
Jonathan Ross Self
Diana Rigg (as Dame Diana Rigg) Self
Sanjeev Bhaskar Self
Danny Baker Self
Celia Imrie Self
Hayley Mills Self
Matthew Sweet Self
Reece Shearsmith Self
Barry Cryer Self
Graham Linehan Self
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

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