The Unforgettable.... Copyright: North One Television / Watchmaker Productions.

The Unforgettable...

ITV documentary about comedy stars. 38 episodes (5 series), 2000 - 2012. Features Daniel Abineri.

Series 1

1. Hattie Jacques

First broadcast: Friday 21st January 2000

Documentary charting the private life and career of actress Hattie Jacques, who was famous for her roles in the Carry On films and the long-running sitcom Sykes. Features home-movie footage and interviews.


2. Richard Beckinsale

First broadcast: Wednesday 15th March 2000

Touching and informative tribute to British comedy actor Richard Beckinsale. Archive clips of his TV and film career are featured alongside interviews with friends, co-stars and his actress daughters, Samantha and Kate.

In-depth Guide

3. Larry Grayson

First broadcast: Sunday 19th March 2000

Profile of the popular comic, entertainer and Generation Game host, Larry Grayson. Shut that door!


4. Diana Dors

First broadcast: Friday 24th March 2000

A reflection on the sometimes tragic life of blonde bombshell Diana Dors.


5. Kenny Everett

First broadcast: Friday 31st March 2000

Loving celebration of the life and work of beloved radio DJ and sketch show comedian Kenny Everett. Features interviews and home footage.


6. Pat Phoenix

First broadcast: Friday 7th April 2000

Profile of the actress who found fame in Coronation Street and whose life offscreen was as colourful as that of Elsie Tanner, the character she played for 21 years. Close friends and co-stars including Julie Goodyear, Helen Worth, Tony Booth and Tony Warren, the creator of Coronation Street, share their touching and hilarious memories of this larger than life, spirited woman.