Frankie Howerd: The Lost Tapes tells the inside story of one of the UK's best-loved comedy icons.
Featuring previously unseen footage from pilot shows and stand-up performances alongside home movies from the star's personal archive, the programme reveals what the man behind the laughs was really like.
Famous fans and colleagues Sir Bruce Forsyth and Barry Cryer talk about the star's enduring appeal while those who were closest to him, including former agents and writers, discuss the highs and lows of his career.
With exclusive access to Frankie's personal correspondence for the first time, the show also reveals fan letters from the likes of Laurence Olivier and Sir Paul McCartney.
Watch Frankie Howerd: The Lost Tapes on Gold - Fri 11 July at 9pm, repeated Mon 14 July at 6pm