The Unforgettable

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The Unforgettable
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 5
No. of episodes 39
Production
Producer(s) John Quinn
Running time 30 to 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel ITV, STV, UTV
Original airing First run:
21 January 2000 -
21 May 2002
Second run:
8 August 2010 -
present

The Unforgettable ... is British television documentary programme on ITV, which contains an archive biographical look lives of some of Britain's most well-remembered talented entertainers and actors.

Each episode focuses on the parallel private and professional life-stories of each person, which include interview with friends, family and co-stars. The series also used unseen home recordings and personal photographs.[1]

Episodes[edit]

To date, Five series have been produced, the first three from 2000–2002, then after an eight-year break/hiatus the series returned in 2010.

The first two series were made by Watchmaker Productions, series 3 was made by Chrysalis Entertainment and series 4 and 5 are made by North One Television, which are all now part of All3Media.

Series 1 (2000)[edit]

All episodes are 30 minutes long.

  1. Hattie Jacques (21 January 2000)
  2. Richard Beckinsale (15 March 2000)
  3. Larry Grayson (19 March 2000)
  4. Diana Dors (24 March 2000)
  5. Kenny Everett (31 March 2000)

Series 2 (2000)[edit]

All episodes are 30 minutes long.

  1. Pat Phoenix (7 April 2000)
  2. Arthur Lowe (18 September 2000)
  3. Leonard Rossiter (25 September 2000)
  4. Sid James (5 December 2000)
  5. Les Dawson (11 December 2000)
  6. Frankie Howerd (18 December 2000)
  7. Beryl Reid (31 December 2000)

Series 3 (2001/2002)[edit]

All episodes are 45 minutes long except for Eric which is one hour long.

  1. Tommy Cooper (2 September 2001)
  2. John Le Mesurier (9 September 2001)
  3. Kenneth Williams (23 September 2001)
  4. Yootha Joyce (3 October 2001)
  5. Eric Morecambe (2 November 2001)
  6. Benny Hill (14 December 2001)
  7. Joan Sims (21 May 2002)

Series 4 (2010)[edit]

All episodes are one hour long.

  1. Bob Monkhouse (8 August 2010)
  2. Jeremy Beadle (15 August 2010)
  3. Mollie Sugden (8 September 2010)
  4. Terry Scott (22 September 2010)
  5. Harry Secombe (20 December 2010)
  6. Danny La Rue (21 December 2010)
  7. Mike Reid (22 December 2010)
  8. Spike Milligan (23 December 2010)

Series 5 (2011/2012)[edit]

  1. Norman Wisdom (8 November 2011)
  2. Ernie Wise (26 December 2011)
  3. John Thaw (1 January 2012)
  4. Leslie Crowther (11 January 2012)
  5. Rod Hull (1 February 2012)
  6. Russell Harty (21 March 2012)
  7. Dick Emery (11 April 2012)
  8. Hughie Green (2 May 2012)
  9. Noele Gordon (16 May 2012)
  10. Dudley Moore (23 May 2012)
  11. Gordon Jackson (30 May 2012)

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