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Whicker's World: The Laughter Makers


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"If they don't like you, you're dead"
Alan Whicker questions the Laughter Makers

There is no sure-fire formula that produces laughter. This is what makes the comedian the most mixed-up, most vulnerable person in show business. If you refuse to laugh he 'dies the death.' His timing goes, and he starts to sweat. He begins to hate you because the previous house rolled in the aisles.
With Charlie Chester, Alfred Marks, Ray Martine, Max Miller, Ted Ray, Ted Rogers,
Mike and Bernie Winters, and Johnny Speight, Ned Sherrin, Peter Cagney.


Presenter: Alan Whicker
Interviewee: Charlie Chester
Interviewee: Alfred Marks
Interviewee: Ray Martine
Interviewee: Max Miller
Interviewee: Ted Ray
Interviewee: Ted Rogers
Interviewee: Mike Winters
Interviewee: Bernie Winters
Interviewee: Johnny Speight
Interviewee: Ned Sherrin
Interviewee: Peter Cagney
Produced and directed by: David C. Rea

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Whicker's World: The Laughter Makers

BBC One London, 18 June 1968 18.25

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