First broadcast: Monday 4th December 2000
The story of one of Britain's best-known comedy actors. Sid James will be well remembered for his role as a lecherous Cockney character in the Carry On films. His career, however, involved more than just this series, including stage work, and radio and television comedy such as Hancock's Half Hour.
First broadcast: Sunday 31st December 2000
Profile of actress and comedian Beryl Reid. The programme examines her range of characters, which kept her a headline star for over 30 years and how her success cost her two marriages. Contributions from Maureen Lipman, Malcolm McDowell, Donald Sinden, Eileen Atkins and Harry Secombe.