Bob Hope

Bob Monkhouse presents a four-part tribute to comedian Bob Hope.


01From Boxing To Broadway19990907

This programme follows the early career of Bob Hope, who, having left ENGLAND for America as a young boy, first tried to find fame as a boxer.

However, he soon switched to singing and dancing, and found success on the Broadway stage.

02The Road To Hollywood19990914

This programme looks at Bob Hope's early film career.

03The Big Broadcasts19990921

This programme looks at how a contract with Pepsodent gave Bob his own radio show, and how he moved into the new medium of television.

04 LAST19990928