Not quite a biography, not quite a documentary, When Jeremy Hardy Spoke to the Nation celebrates Jeremy Hardy’s Radio 4 life, with material from his very first appearances in stand-up shows in the mid-1980s, via his own early sitcom At Home with the Hardys, and right through to his glorious appearances on The News Quiz and I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue - as well as the very best of the 10 series of his own groundbreaking Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation and his final solo series, Jeremy Hardy Feels It.
Narrated by his great friend and colleague Sandi Toksvig, the programme also features never-before-broadcast behind-the-scenes material and shines a light on how and why the man once described as 'an incendiary vicar' stayed so funny and so beloved for over 30 years.
There’ll also be some singing.
The show is produced by his longest-term collaborator, David Tyler for Pozzitive, who has all the tapes.
Narrator: Sandi Toksvig.
Produced and directed by David Tyler.
A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.
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- Gabrielle Chartley
Will make you laugh til you cry
Sandi Toksvig is inimitable, and here she is serving up the best gold nuggets of Jeremy’s priceless humor. With lots of cameos, this is such a delight all the more poignant because it reminds us of what we have lost.
Way too short
A review must contain at least fifteen words. Ok, this is way wsy too short.
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