Heroes of Comedy is a British television series, produced by Thames Television, and broadcast on Channel 4, which devotes each episode to a legend of British comedy. It was produced by John Fisher. Beginning in 1995, it followed a 2½ hour more general programme from 1992.
- The first group subject, and the first where two of the performers covered (Spike Milligan and Harry Secombe) were alive at the time of broadcast.
This series examined dead performers.
All subjects in this series were living at the time of broadcast.
This series examined living and dead performers.
- Previously covered as part of the Goons episode. Aired three days after Milligan's death.
||Original air date
||2 January 2003