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Standing Up for Liverpool

Les Dennis tells the story of the much-loved Liverpool club comedian, Jackie Hamilton. With Ricky Tomlinson. From 2007.

Les Dennis tells the story of much-loved Liverpool club comedian - Jackie Hamilton.

Jackie never made the big time, but his observational comedy provided a graphic commentary on the social history of Merseyside for over 40 years.

Les digs out rare tapes of this heroic Scouser in interview and performance.

He also shares reminiscences from family, friends and fellow professionals including Ricky Tomlinson, Mickey Finn, and Lennie Chesworth.

Producer: Tony Staveacre

An independent production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in April 2007

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 18 Jul 2020 22:30

Broadcast

  • Sat 18 Jul 2020 22:30