The Reluctant Jester Strikes Back

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester20130217 (BBC7)
20150801 (BBC7)
20150802 (BBC7)

Michael Bentine recalls visits to Australia and New York and some outrageous friends.

Michael Bentine recalls visits to Australia and New York and some outrageous friends in his showbiz career. From November 1994.

02Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester20130224 (BBC7)
20150808 (BBC7)
20150809 (BBC7)

Michael Bentine entertains with tales about hazards of live TV and working with animals.

Michael Bentine entertains an audience with tales about the hazards of live TV and working with animals. From November 1994.

03Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester20130303 (BBC7)
20150815 (BBC7)
20150816 (BBC7)

Michael Bentine recalls the The Goon Show and characters who inspired friend Peter Sellers

Michael Bentine recalls the start of The Goon Show and characters who inspired his friend Peter Sellers. From November 1994.

04Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester20130310 (BBC7)
20150822 (BBC7)
20150823 (BBC7)

Michael Bentine remembers RAF adventures, messing about on boats and how Ed Sullivan saved him from the FBI. From November 1994.

Michael Bentine remembers RAF adventures and how Ed Sullivan saved him from the FBI.

05Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester20130317 (BBC7)
20150829 (BBC7)
20150830 (BBC7)

Michael Bentine remembers a trick by Alfred Hitchcock and tales of the Secret Service.

Michael Bentine remembers riding the rapids, a trick by Alfred Hitchcock and tales of the Secret Service. From November 1994.

06Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester20130324 (BBC7)
20150905 (BBC7)
20150906 (BBC7)

Michael Bentine remembers going the extra mile in creating some madcap pranks for the BBC.

Michael Bentine remembers going the extra mile in creating some madcap pranks for BBC TV's Square World. From December 1994.