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Tommy Cooper Forever reveals how an act that started out in the desert during the second world war went on to take the comedy world by storm. Over three decades have passed since Tommy Cooper died but rather than the memories fade with time, the nation's love of this unique magician has only gone from strength to strength. In these two programmes, using previously unseen footage, we hear how Tommy scoured the magic shops of London to create his routine.And we trace his extraordinary journey from South Wales to top of the bill at the Palladium, with the help of family, friends who worked with him and famous fans – a cast list which includes Jennifer Saunders, Simon Callow, Lionel Blair, Anita Harris, Les Dennis and Jerome Flynn.
Three decades have passed since Tommy Cooper died, but the nation's love of this unique magician has gone on. With the help of contributions of family, friends who worked with him, this programme reveals how an act that started out in the desert during the Second World War went on to take the comedy world by storm.
In the second programme, singer and actress Anita Harris retraces her footsteps back to the London Palladium where she worked with Tommy. There is a return to Holland to discover how Cooper became an unlikely comedy hero on Dutch TV in the 60s. Comedian Les Dennis makes an emotional trip back to Her Majesty's Theatre to remember the night he saw Tommy's final performance.
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