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The Unforgettable...

ITV documentary. 38 episodes (5 series), 2000 - 2012. Stars 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.

Full synopsis

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

  1. Friday 12th October 2012 at 11:45pm on ITV
  2. Monday 25th March 2013 at 10:35pm on 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
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

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