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The Story of Light Entertainment

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2008-12-10 15:45:00
Radio Stars: A look at the continuing connection between radio and light entertainment, and its competition with TV.

> The Story Of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2008-11-13 10:00:00
Double Acts: An affectionate look at the story of popular entertainment. Why have double acts proved to be so popular and why do so many end up hating each other? Contains some strong language.

> The Story Of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2008-03-25 23:20:00
Double Acts: An affectionate look at the story of popular entertainment. Why have double acts proved to be so popular and why do so many end up hating each other? Contains some strong language.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Four at 2008-02-24 22:20:00
All Round Entertainers: A look at how Bruce Forsyth, Michael Barrymore, Cilla Black and Bob Monkhouse adapted their talents for modern TV.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Four at 2008-01-07 22:00:00
Part of the Pop! What Is It Good for? season. From Val Doonican via TOTP, Cilla Black and Cliff Richard, Stephen Fry narrates this programme looking at the history of light entertainment.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2008-01-02 14:00:00
Variety: Magicians, ventriloquists, tumblers, jugglers, acrobats and dance acts were banished from our screens. Now they're making a comeback. Contains some strong language.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2007-12-30 07:20:00
Impressionists: Sixty years ago impressionists were the poor relations of comedy, but since the birth of the genre as we know it, impressionism has continually pushed boundaries.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2007-06-19 09:15:00
All Round Entertainers: All round entertainers are the masters of re-invention, from Forsyth to Barrymore, Monkhouse to Cilla, they've adapted their skills to keep their place at the top.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2007-06-19 08:15:00
All Round Entertainers: All round entertainers are the masters of re-invention, from Forsyth to Barrymore, Monkhouse to Cilla, they've adapted their skills to keep their place at the top.

> The Story Of Light Entertainment on BBC Four at 2007-04-08 23:05:00
Pop and Easy Listening: Showing as part of Val Doonican Night, looking at the history of music on television, from 60s easy listening to today's X Factor.

> The Story Of Light Entertainment on BBC Four at 2007-04-08 22:05:00
Pop and Easy Listening: Showing as part of Val Doonican Night, looking at the history of music on television, from 60s easy listening to today's X Factor.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2007-03-26 13:00:00
Variety: Magicians, ventriloquists, tumblers, jugglers, acrobats and dance acts were banished from our screens. Now they're making a comeback. Contains some strong language.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-12-29 23:55:00
Variety: Magicians, ventriloquists, tumblers, jugglers, acrobats and dance acts were banished from our screens. Now they're making a comeback. Contains some strong language.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-12-28 00:00:00
Impressionists: Sixty years ago impressionists were the poor relations of comedy, but since the birth of the genre as we know it, impressionism has continually pushed boundaries.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-12-26 23:40:00
Pop and Easy Listening: Music had always been at the heart of variety, but in the 1950s rock 'n' roll and the concept of the teenager arrived. TV didn't know how to cope.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-12-26 00:35:00
The Comics: Comedy is now firmly at the very heart of Light Entertainment. Here we chart the comedian's rise to the top, examining the careers and lives of comedy legends past and present.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-12-24 23:45:00
Radio Stars: A look at the connection between radio and light entertainment, from the 1930s stars like Tommy Handley to today's presenters like Terry Wogan.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-12-23 23:50:00
All Round Entertainers: All round entertainers are the masters of re-invention, from Forsyth to Barrymore, Monkhouse to Cilla, they've adapted their skills to keep their place at the top.

> The Story Of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-12-22 23:50:00
Double Acts: An affectionate look at the story of popular entertainment. Why have double acts proved to be so popular and why do so many end up hating each other? Contains some strong language.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-09-02 21:25:00
Chat Shows: This story of the chat show - and the chat show host - takes in everything from tearful celebs and transatlantic flights to fake guests, and drunken brawls.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-08-26 21:25:00
Impressionists: Sixty years ago impressionists were the poor relations of comedy but since then impressionism has continually pushed boundaries in an attempt to make us laugh.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-08-12 21:25:00
The Comics: In this episode, we chart the comedian's meteoric rise to the top, examining the careers and lives of comedy legends past and present.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-08-05 21:25:00
Radio Stars: A look at the continuing connection between radio and light entertainment, and its competition with TV.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-08-05 20:25:00
Radio Stars: A look at the continuing connection between radio and light entertainment, and its competition with TV.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-07-29 21:25:00
All Round Entertainers: All round entertainers are the masters of re-invention. From Forsyth to Barrymore, they've adapted their skills to keep their place at the top of the showbiz ladder.

> The Story of Light Entertainment on BBC Two at 2006-07-29 20:25:00
All Round Entertainers: All round entertainers are the masters of re-invention. From Forsyth to Barrymore, they've adapted their skills to keep their place at the top of the showbiz ladder.

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