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The Unforgettable...

The Unforgettable...

  • TV documentary
  • ITV
  • 2000 - 2012
  • 38 episodes (5 series)

Factual documentaries diving into the lives of some of Britain's most influential comedians, comics and actors. Features Daniel Abineri.

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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

Thursday 23rd December 2010
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 12th October 2012 11:45pm ITV
Monday 25th March 2013 10:35pm ITV

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
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
Writing team
Karen Steyn Script Development
Production team
Verity Maidlow (as Verity Newman) Director
John Quinn Executive Producer
Dave Lewis Series Producer
Verity Maidlow (as Verity Newman) Producer
Chris Joss Editor

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