Beyond Compere

Simon Fanshawe examines the fine art of compering in a programme that ranges from Round the Horne to The Comedians; from Joel Gray to Bob Monkhouse; from Barry Cryer to Robin Williams, by way of Ross Noble and Arthur Smith.

We ask, what is it that sets a really great compere apart?

Beyond Compere blends archive material featuring the funniest, cleverest and most stylish compere moments, with archive interviews with great MCs talking about the shows with which they have become associated.

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Simon Fanshawe examines the fine art of compering in a programme that ranges from Round the Horne to The Comedians; from Joel Gray to Bob Monkhouse; from Barry Cryer to Robin Williams, by way of Ross Noble and Arthur Smith.

We ask, what is it that sets a really great compere apart?

Beyond Compere blends archive material featuring the funniest, cleverest and most stylish compere moments, with archive interviews with great MCs talking about the shows with which they have become associated.

2005032920050605

Simon Fanshawe examines the fine art of compering in a programme that ranges from Round the Horne to The Comedians; from Joel Gray to Bob Monkhouse; from Barry Cryer to Robin Williams, by way of Ross Noble and Arthur Smith.

We ask, what is it that sets a really great compere apart?

Beyond Compere blends archive material featuring the funniest, cleverest and most stylish compere moments, with archive interviews with great MCs talking about the shows with which they have become associated.

Simon Fanshawe examines the fine art of compering in a programme that ranges from Round the Horne to The Comedians; from Joel Gray to Bob Monkhouse; from Barry Cryer to Robin Williams, by way of Ross Noble and Arthur Smith. We ask, what is it that sets a really great compere apart?

Beyond Compere blends archive material featuring the funniest, cleverest and most stylish compere moments, with archive interviews with great MCs talking about the shows with which they have become associated.

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Simon Fanshawe examines the fine art of compering in a programme that ranges from Round the Horne to The Comedians; looking at Joel Gray, Bob Monkhouse, Barry Cryer, Robin Williams, Ross Noble and Arthur Smith on the way. We ask, what is it that sets a really great compere apart?

The programme blends archive material of the funniest, cleverest and most stylish compere moments with interviews with great MCs talking about the shows with which they have become most directly associated.

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