Forgotten Heroes Of Comedy

The Golden Age of Television was blessed with the best comedians, but why are Eric & Ernie and Tommy Cooper and Tony Hancock so fondly remembered, while Arthur Haynes, Charlie Drake and Harry Worth languish in the archives? They are true heroes of comedy unrepeated and, as often as not, forgotten. These and other once celebrated stars, from the silent days of Hollywood to the comedy club boom, at last come under the spotlight in this affectionate salute to the comedy underdog.