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Norman Wisdom: His Story

From street urchin to knight of the realm - the story of Norman Wisdom, who used to be one of the biggest film stars in the UK - portraying a man who rarely stepped out of character in public, and whose highly individual comic style hid the private tragedy of his early life.

The actor's life story is told through the people who knew him well - his son and daughter Nick and Jaqui Wisdom, his daughter-in-law Kim, film director Stephen Frears, actors Ricky Tomlinson, Leslie Phillips and Honor Blackman and singer Dame Vera Lynn.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Thu 29 Dec 2016 00:00


Role Contributor
NarratorTerence Stamp
ProducerSally Norris
ParticipantStephen Frears
ParticipantRicky Tomlinson
ParticipantLeslie Phillips
ParticipantHonor Blackman
ParticipantVera Lynn
ParticipantNick Wisdom
ParticipantJacqui Wisdom