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Episode 2: 1984

Summary

Comedy milestones of 1984, when cult hits like The Young Ones and Alas Smith and Jones battled it out in the schedules with more mainstream fare like Russ Abbot's Madhouse, and politicians were targeted by one of the most irreverent TV shows of all time - Spitting Image. Fans also lost two of the greatest comedy stars of all time - Tommy Cooper and Eric Morecambe. Narrated by Hugh Bonneville.

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NarratorHugh Bonneville

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Executive producerMark Robinson
Executive producerMark Scantlebury
Series producerStuart Ramsay

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  • Episode 2

    1984

    Summary

    Comedy milestones of 1984, when cult hits like The Young Ones and Alas Smith and Jones battled it out in the schedules with more mainstream fare like Russ Abbot's Madhouse, and politicians were targeted by one of the most irreverent TV shows of all time - Spitting Image. Fans also lost two of the greatest comedy stars of all time - Tommy Cooper and Eric Morecambe. Narrated by Hugh Bonneville.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show.

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    NarratorHugh Bonneville

    Crew

    rolename
    Executive producerMark Robinson
    Executive producerMark Scantlebury
    Series producerStuart Ramsay

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