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Al Murray on Bernard Montgomery

Great Lives, Series 31 Episode 9 of 9

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 01 October 2013

"In defeat, unbeatable; in victory, unbearable" - so said Winston Churchill on this week's Great Life, Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery. Many would argue that he was Britain's greatest field commander since Wellington - arrogant, hard to like but undeniably successful - one of the most, perhaps the most, conspicuously successful British commander of the Second World War. He was a national celebrity. In this edition of Great Lives - Al Murray - comedian and TV personality best known for his character of 'The Pub Landlord' champions Monty - and Al starts off by showing presenter Matthew Parris his action figure doll of the man.

Producer : Perminder Khatkar.

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Presenter
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest
Al Murray
Producer
Perminder Khatkar

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