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What's The Matter With Tony Slattery?

BBC Two documentary about Tony Slattery. 1 episode in 2020. Features Tony Slattery, Mark Hutchinson, Guy Goodwin, Julia Sinclair and others.

Watch on BBC iPlayer   The programme is repeated today at 11:30pm.

Press Clippings

Tony Slattery 'moved' by reaction to documentary

Comedian Tony Slattery has said he's been "genuinely moved" by the reaction to the documentary about his battles with mental health and drug addiction.

BBC, 22nd May 2020

Horizon: What's The Matter With Tony Slattery? review

How a comedian's tragedy was redeemed by love.

Carol Midgley, The Times, 22nd May 2020

What's The Matter With Tony Slattery? review

Watching his evasions as he struggled to disguise the extent of his drinking was agony. He and Mark were brave to make the film. May it help others who see it.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 22nd May 2020

What's the Matter with Tony Slattery? review

Horizon's respectful and sensitive look at the comedian's life and struggles with addiction is a beacon of the genre.

Lucy Mangan, The Guardian, 21st May 2020

How we made Tony Slattery's documentary

Our scientific investigation into Bipolar became a personal journey into the comedian and actor's mental health history, says Clare Richards.

Clare Richards, Broadcast, 21st May 2020

Review: What's The Matter With Tony Slattery?

This show doesn't provide any easy answers - and is all the better for it.

Stuart McGurk, GQ, 21st May 2020

What's the Matter with Tony Slattery?, BBC Two review

How mental illness cut short a brilliant showbusiness career.

Adam Sweeting, The Arts Desk, 21st May 2020

What's the Matter with Tony Slattery? review

It was tough to watch the brightest of stars so dimmed.

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 21st May 2020

TV review: What's The Matter With Tony Slattery?

Slattery today, in this compelling documentary, seems to be a different person. There are still flashes of wit and moments of that mercurial twinkle, but he is not the same as he was. And, as the title says, this programme sets out to work out what happened to him.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 21st May 2020

What's The Matter With Tony Slattery? review

This story of what happened to Tony Slattery, 35 years after he set screens alight with his dazzling displays of mercurial comedy talent is not always an easy watch, but it is a compelling one.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 20th May 2020