Frankie Howerd's risque jokes, double entendres and meandering anecdotes firmly established him as a national comedy treasure, with his television performances gaining huge ratings over nearly four decades. Some of his most successful shows were produced for ITV, and included here are six shows which reflect the ever-broadening appreciation of his comic genius - from the hugely popular variety shows of the seventies to the enthusiastically received routines on Britain's university campuses during the early nineties, confirming Frankie Howerd's status not only as a comedy icon but a cult hero embraced by a generation of young student aficionados. With writing from Barry Cryer, Johnny Speight, Ray Galton, Alan Simpson and others this marvellous collection presents Frankie at his finest.
Frankie and Tommy (1995) Frankie entertains British troops in Northern Ireland.
Francis Howerd in Concert (1974) Mid-'70s Light Entertainment, with guest star John Le Mesurier.
Frankie Howerd Reveals All (1980) Frankie explores the vagaries of the British class system...
Superfrank! (1987) Frankie live in concert at Weston-Super-Mare.
Frankie Howerd on Campus (1990) Featuring the master of innuendo in concert at Oxford University.
Further Up Pompeii (1975) The irrepressible Lurcio rises again!