The Story of Light Entertainment

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The Story of Light Entertainment is a British documentary series shown on the BBC in 2006. The series comprises eight episodes and is narrated by Stephen Fry.

Episode 1: Double Acts[edit]

The 1st part is dedicated to the double acts: Covering Abbott and Costello, Newman and Baddiel, The Two Ronnies, Morecambe and Wise, Hale and Pace, Little and Large, Mike and Bernie Winters, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, French and Saunders, Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall, Fry and Laurie, Reeves and Mortimer, Smith and Jones, Little Britain, Ant and Dec. Air date - 22 July

Episode 2: All-Round Entertainers[edit]

  • Air date - 29 July

Episode 3: Radio Stars[edit]

  • Air date - 5 August

Episode 4: The Comics[edit]

  • Air date - 12 August

Episode 5: Pop and Easy Listening[edit]

  • Air date - 19 August

Episode 6: Impressionists[edit]

  • Air date - 26 August

Episode 7: Chat Shows[edit]

  • Air date - 2 September

Episode 8: Variety[edit]

  • Air date - 9 September

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