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 2

1. Arthur Lowe

First broadcast: Monday 18th September 2000

A profile of the actor Arthur Lowe, including interviews with relatives, close friends and co-stars, including Jimmy Perry, Pamela Cundell, Malcolm McDowell and son Stephen Lowe.

In-depth Guide

2. Leonard Rossiter

First broadcast: Monday 25th September 2000

Profile of actor Leonard Rossiter with contributions from his wife, daughter and colleagues.


3. Sid James

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.


4. Les Dawson

First broadcast: Monday 11th December 2000

Seven years after his death at the age of 62, family, friends and collegues of Les Dawson recall his life and career in the series celebrating notable British comedy figures.

In-depth Guide

5. Frankie Howerd

First broadcast: Monday 18th December 2000

Homage to the outrageous and much-missed comedian whose throwaway one-liners and catchphrases hid the troubled soul of a man who always wanted to be a serious actor. With contributions from Bruce Forsyth and Eric Sykes.

In-depth Guide

6. Beryl Reid

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.