Arthur Askey - Before Your Very Eyes

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01Small Beginnings20121021 (BBC7)

Big-hearted comic Arthur Askey reads the hilarious, nostalgic, witty and occasionally sad story of his life. From June 1975.

02A Little Caution20121028 (BBC7)

Busy-bee comic Arthur Askey reads his life story. He takes his first foray into concert parties and pantomime. From June 1975.

03Top Of The Poll20121104 (BBC7)

Comic Arthur Askey reads his life story. After his honeymoon, the entertainer truly learns about life in digs. From July 1975.

04Anthea's Debut20121111 (BBC7)

Comic Arthur Askey reads his life story. Fatherhood beckons, as does success in a burgeoning new medium: radio. From July 1975.

05Roger Pine20121118 (BBC7)

Comic Arthur Askey reads his life story. He hops on a lucrative 'Bandwagon' but receives a scare in Glasgow. From July 1975.

06Waggon Goes To War20121125 (BBC7)

Comic Arthur Askey reads his life story. Arthur's film career gets underway, but sadly so does the Second World War. From July 1975.

07Not Shaw About Agate20121202 (BBC7)

Comic Arthur Askey reads his life story. Arthur's stage success means an awkward chat with George Bernard Shaw. From July 1975.

08Big Down Under:20121209 (BBC7)

The famous comic reads his life story. After a trip to New York, another of the Askey clan takes to the stage. From July 1975.

09Television, Tussauds And All That20121216 (BBC7)

The famous comic reads his life story. Arthur finds he must adjust expectations. His daughter flourishes.

10 LASTBehind The Heart20121223 (BBC7)

The famous comedian's life story reaches an end. Tragedy strikes, but Arthur proves how big his heart is. From July 1975.