Twenty years after his death, this new documentary reveals never-before-seen footage of one of the UK's most popular comedy stars: Frankie Howerd. Alongside clips from his classic shows, the programme unveils professional and personal archive film and audio that has never been broadcast. From pilots and home movie footage to unseen interviews and material from his live stand up show, the show shines a light on the highs and lows of comedy legend Frankie's remarkable career. The 90-minute film features a range of contributors, including some of the comedian's most famous fans, such as Sir Bruce Forsyth, Barry Cryer, and Clive Anderson
Frankie Howerd: The Lost Tapes. Channel 4: 7.30pm
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