The Bob Hope Trail

Michael Freedland's series tracking the lives of big stars through ordinary people who met them turns its attention to 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope. Freedland meets up with the family, friends and the restaurateurs, butlers, writers and musicians who knew the star.

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Michael Freedland's series tracking the lives of big stars through ordinary people who met them turns its attention to 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope. Freedland meets up with the family, friends and the restaurateurs, butlers, writers and musicians who knew the star.

1/6. Hope's trail begins in Hitchin (though he was born in Eltham, London), where some of his relatives still live. It quickly moves to Cleveland, Ohio, and then on to New York and Hollywood.

Hope's trail begins in Hitchin, where some of his relatives still live.

Hope's trail begins in Hitchin (though he was born in Eltham, London), where some of his relatives still live. It quickly moves to Cleveland, Ohio, and then on to New York and Hollywood.

Michael Freedland's series tracking the lives of big stars through ordinary people who met them turns its attention to 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope. Freedland meets up with the family, friends and the restaurateurs, butlers, writers and musicians who knew the star.

1/6. Hope's trail begins in Hitchin (though he was born in Eltham, London), where some of his relatives still live. It quickly moves to Cleveland, Ohio, and then on to New York and Hollywood.

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Michael Freedland's series tracking the lives of big stars through ordinary people who met them turns its attention to 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope. Freedland meets up with the family, friends and the restaurateurs, butlers, writers and musicians who knew the star.

1/6. Hope's trail begins in Hitchin (though he was born in Eltham, London), where some of his relatives still live. It quickly moves to Cleveland, Ohio, and then on to New York and Hollywood.

Hope's trail begins in Hitchin, where some of his relatives still live.

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2/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope. He chats to family, friends, writers and musicians.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

2/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

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2/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope. He chats to family, friends, writers and musicians.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

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3/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

3/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

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3/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

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4/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

4/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

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4/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

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5/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

5/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

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5/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

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6/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business' - Bob Hope.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

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6/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business' - Bob Hope.

Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business'.

6/6. Michael Freedland continues to track the life of 'the fastest gagman in the business', Bob Hope.