|Starring|| Jimmy Jewel |
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||13|
|Producers|| Anthea Browne-Wilkinson |
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company||Thames Television|
|Original release||23 April –|
23 July 1981
Funny Man is a British comedy television series which first aired on ITV in 1981.It portrays a family of music hall entertainers in the late 1920s and early 1930s, at the time of the Great Depression and the continuing desertion of traditional music hall audiences to the cinemas. Star Jimmy Jewel had himself grown up in a family of comedians active during the era.
Actors who appeared in individual episodes include Elsie Randolph, Nell Campbell, Sylvia Coleridge, Madeline Smith and Leslie Sarony
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