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.