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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

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    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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