The Best of British Classic Comedy


Produced 1987 by Catalyst Productions for Benson and Hedges.



Frankie Howerd is your guide for a light-hearted look at the Best of British Classic Comedy.

‘Titter ye may’ at the comic titbits from artistes as renowned as Tommy Cooper, as madcap as Max Wall, as humourous as Hancock.

Our star studded presentation also features Peter Sellers, Morecambe and Wise, Marty Feldman, Alexei Sayle, Cannon and Ball and Stanley Baxter. Plus comic clips from Carry on Cleo, A Private Function, St Trinians, Rising Damp, Porridge, Life of Brian, the Crazy Gang and Clockwise.

All are brought to you on this exclusive video with the compliments of Benson and Hedges 100’s


Running time 45 mins approx



Hosted by Frankie Howerd, this video is a compilation of clips from various comedians.



The Cannon and Ball clip is the ‘invisible snooker’ sketch featuring Steve Davis from Series 4 of The Cannon and Ball Show. This is also featured on the Cannon and Ball celebrate 25 years of comedy video.