Tommy Cooper Forever - Netflix
Tommy Cooper Forever reveals how an act that started out in the desert during the second world war went on to take the comedy world by storm.
Over three decades have passed since Tommy Cooper died but rather than the memories fade with time, the nation's love of this unique magician has only gone from strength to strength.
In these two programmes, using previously unseen footage, we hear how Tommy scoured the magic shops of London to create his routine.
And we trace his extraordinary journey from South Wales to top of the bill at the Palladium, with the help of family, friends who worked with him and famous fans – a cast list which includes Jennifer Saunders, Simon Callow, Lionel Blair, Anita Harris, Les Dennis and Jerome Flynn.
Status: In Development
Runtime: 60 minutes
Tommy Cooper Forever - Martin Clunes - Netflix
Alexander Martin Clunes, OBE (born 28 November 1961) is an English actor. He is best known for portraying Martin Ellingham in the ITV drama series Doc Martin and Gary Strang in Men Behaving Badly. Clunes has narrated a number of documentaries for ITV, the first of which was Islands of Britain in 2009. He has since presented a number of documentaries centred on animals. He has also voiced Kipper the Dog in the animated series, Kipper. Clunes was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to drama, charity and the community.
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