An examination of the art of comedy and the styles and techniques of some of the world's greatest comedians.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Hugh Armstrong ...  Dick 1 episode, 1992
Bill Hicks ...  Self 1 episode, 1992
Jerry Lewis ...  Self 1 episode, 1992
Dean Martin ...  Self 1 episode, 1992
Luke Sorba ...  Nigel Partridge 1 episode, 1992
Rebecca Tremain Rebecca Tremain ...  Jo 1 episode, 1992
Daryl Webster Daryl Webster ...  Kate 1 episode, 1992
Rowan Atkinson ...  Presenter / ... unknown episodes
Robin Driscoll Robin Driscoll unknown episodes
Felicity Montagu unknown episodes
Charles Chaplin ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Graham Chapman ...  Self (archive footage) unknown episodes
Louis de Funès ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Marty Feldman ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Terry Gilliam ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Benny Hill ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Eric Idle ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Terry Jones ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Buster Keaton ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Burt Kennedy Burt Kennedy ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Stan Laurel ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Steve Martin ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Chico Marx ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Groucho Marx ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Harpo Marx ... (archive footage) unknown episodes
Leslie Nielsen ... (archive footage) 1 episode, 1992
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An examination of the art of comedy and the styles and techniques of some of the world's greatest comedians.

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UK | New Zealand | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Laughing Matters See more »

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Runtime:

(6 episodes) | (video)

Color:

Black and White (archive footage)| Color
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Presenter: However, whatever you say about comedy, the opposite is also true. So if you like, you can ignore everything I've said.
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