British Comedy Guide

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

The Unforgettable...

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

Series 4, Episode 8 - Spike Milligan

Writer, musician, Goon, poet, artist and humanitarian, perceived as genius and madman in equal measure, Spike Milligan was a man whose life was full of contradiction, controversy and comedy.

Further details

Spike Milligan.

This intimate tribute includes previously unseen home movies and photographs from Spike's personal collection as well as classic comedy clips.

Spike's family and lifelong friends provide a true insight into a man who was much misunderstood. With contributions from Spike's children, his manager Norma Farnes, Eric Sykes, Terry Jones, Paul Merton and for the first time, his secret daughter, Romany.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 23rd December 2010
Time
5pm
Channel
ITV
Length
60 minutes

Repeats

    More data

    View more broadcast data

    See more by becoming a BCG Supporter
    Help celebrate and promote British comedy by donating to fund more content and functionality. BCG Supporters get extra features in return, including this episode's further repeats data. Find out more
    Already a donor? Sign in

    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Barry Cryer Self
    Eric Sykes Self
    Desmond Milligan Self
    Silé Milligan Harrower Self
    Norma Farnes Self
    Reg Bennett Self
    John Antrobus Self
    Paul Merton Self
    Terry Jones Self
    Laura Tierney Self
    Ray Galton Self
    Alan Simpson Self
    Beryl Vertue Self
    Joseph McGrath (as Joe McGrath) Self
    Jane Milligan Self
    Shelagh Milligan Self
    Romany Watt Self
    Hastie Milligan Harrower Self
    Callum Milligan Harrower Self
    Georga Malcolm Self
    Spike Milligan Self (Archive Material)
    Martin Glyn Murray Narrator
    Production team
    Verity Maidlow (as Verity Newman) Director
    Dave Lewis Series Producer
    Verity Maidlow (as Verity Newman) Producer
    John Quinn Executive Producer
    Chris Joss Editor

    View related press

    See more by becoming a BCG Supporter
    Help celebrate and promote British comedy by donating to fund more content and functionality. BCG Supporters get extra features in return, including press coverage related to this episode. Find out more
    Already a donor? Sign in

    Share this page