Their stories, told their way

Great Entertainers. Fascinating biographies. Told through the years to TV’s masters of the chat show.

The Interviews

Narrated by Gold favourite Dawn French, The Interviews is a brand new six-part series that looks back at the lives and careers of some of the country's finest showbiz talents.

Told through their most memorable chat show moments the series features some of the sharpest most inventive minds ever to grace a chat show host's sofa.

Over the years the likes of Kenneth Williams, Les Dawson, Oliver Reed, Spike Milligan and double-acts The Two Ronnies and Peter Cook and Dudley Moore became hugely popular, much-loved guests. They were always asked back and they always left generations rolling about with laughter with their wit, jokes and anecdotes.

By mining through decades of television archives each episode pieces together their lives, regaled through the years to the master interviewers - Michael Parkinson, Terry Wogan, Des O'Connor, Michael Aspel and more.

Away from the chat show studios, footage from documentaries and radio specials will give audiences a rare insight into the fascinating lives of these icons of entertainment.

The Interviews is a unique way of creating a biography and these unforgettable television appearances will help each episode become a definitive memoir of the much-loved stars.

The Interviews starts on Wednesday June 24 at 9pm on Gold, beginning with Kenneth Williams.