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The Late Great Eric Sykes

BBC Two documentary. 1 episode in 2012. Features Michael Palin, Mike Newell, Eddie Izzard, Norma Farnes, Denis Norden, Bill Kenwright, Ken Dodd and others.

The Late Great Eric Sykes

Tribute programme recounting the life and career of prolific and influential actor and comedy writer Eric Sykes

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2012
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Features
Michael Palin, Mike Newell, Eddie Izzard, Norma Farnes, Denis Norden, Bill Kenwright, Ken Dodd, Beryl Vertue and others
Director
Alexandra Briscoe
Producer
Alexandra Briscoe

The BBC celebrates prolific comedy writer Eric Sykes, who died on the 4th of July 2012, aged 89.

Eddie Izzard, Michael Palin and Harry Potter director Mike Newell are among those paying tribute to a true comic genius, a man who blasted his way through six decades of British comedy with his unique brand of surreal, classless humour.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 3rd November 2012 on BBC Two at 8:45pm
Episode length
1 hour
Last repeat
Saturday 6th July 2013 at 9:45pm