Heroes Of Comedy

12:15am Friday, October 8 on M4

Acclaimed as the greatest comedy actor of the age, Alastair Sim was born in Edinburgh in 1900 and appeared in such films and TV series as Cottage to Let , Folly to Be Wise and Misleading Cases . With contributions from George Cole, Nigel Hawthorne, Sir Ian McKellen and Patricia Routledge, the programme also includes rare archive footage of Sim at work.

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