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The Unforgettable...

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

Series 2, Episode 5 - Frankie Howerd

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.

Further details

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. Colleague June Whitfield recalls Frankie "hated what he did", but repeatedly relaunched his mirth-making career from Fifties radio comic to starring roles in Carry On films, Up Pompeii! and West End musicals, all the while tortured by nerves, neuroses and guilt about his homosexuality. With contributions from Bruce Forsyth and Eric Sykes.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 18th December 2000
Time
10:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Daniel Abineri Narrator
Guest cast
June Whitfield Self
Eric Sykes Self
Ray Galton Self
Alan Simpson Self
Michael Grade Self
Dora Bryan Self
Bruce Forsyth Self
Cilla Black Self
David Hatch Self
Petula Clark Self
Ned Sherrin Self
Frankie Howerd Self (Archive Material)
Production team
Anthony Lee Director
Karen Steyn Series Producer
Elaine Bedell Executive Producer
Anthony Lee Producer
Andrew Mitchell Editor
Steve Devlin Editor
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