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The Jon Pertwee Files

Sean Pertwee celebrates his father Jon's career in a special documentary. With rare archive material and interviews.

Sean Pertwee celebrates his father Jon’s broadcasting career in this special documentary made to mark the actor’s birth centenary.

Featuring rediscovered archive material, rare interviews and behind-the-scenes recordings.

From his radio days playing a disreputable postman and a chief petty officer in The Navy Lark, to his TV portrayals of the dandy Doctor Who and the anarchic scarecrow, Worzel Gummidge.

Producers: Richard Latto and Stuart Manning.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in July 2019.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 23 May 2021 01:00

Broadcasts

  • Sat 6 Jul 2019 08:00
  • Sat 6 Jul 2019 15:00
  • Sun 7 Jul 2019 03:00
  • Tue 18 May 2021 11:00
  • Tue 18 May 2021 21:00
  • Sat 22 May 2021 13:00
  • Sun 23 May 2021 01:00