Deal Makers

Image for Deal MakersNot currently available on BBC iPlayer

Episode 2 of 3

Duration: 1 hour

Eddie Izzard, David Baddiel, Rhod Gilbert and Jo Brand talk frankly about today's stand-up comedy business and the managers and agents who have helped the top stars earn millions. The documentary reveals the back room deals and negotiations which can make the difference between success and failure, including an extraordinary visit to the BBC archives to uncover never before seen contracts reflecting Morecambe and Wise's pay negotiations in the 1960s and 70s.

Credits

Narrator
Eddie Mair
Producer
John Holdsworth
Director
John Holdsworth
Participant
Rhod Gilbert
Participant
David Baddiel
Participant
Eddie Izzard
Participant
Jo Brand

Broadcasts

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss