‘One comedy icon on another: Monty Python’s Terry Jones gives an appraisal of the man behind the bowler hat and moustache in this engrossing documentary.’

- The Daily Telegraph

‘Monty Python’s Terry Jones reflects on one of showbusiness’ ultimate rags-to-riches stories as he explores the life and work of his hero, the great Charlie Chaplin. The actor’s exquisitely crafted silent comedies made him a Hollywood legend, leading a life far removed from his wretched, impoverished South London upbringing.’

- Daily Express

In Charlie Chaplin’s Footsteps – With Terry Jones

UK Premiere 10.35pm, 10th May 2015 on ITV1

Charlie Chaplin was at one time the most famous person in the world. His creation – the little tramp – was a universal figure adored by millions across the globe. He took crude, knockabout, slapstick comedy and transformed it into an art form with films that have stood the test of time. Terry Jones, comedian, writer and director, best known for being a leading member of Monty Python and long-time fan of silent comedies, offers a personal re-appraisal of the man who changed the face of film comedy.With access to a wealth of home movie material, Terry Jones also looks at the troubled private life of Chaplin: his loves, his politics, and his obsessions. He talks to Chaplin family members and biographers in his quest to get inside the skin of one of the true giants of film and comedy…

Executive Producers: Paul Hamann & Susanne Curran

Filmed, Produced & Directed by: Francis Hanley

Editor: Martin Cooper

Sound Recordist: Howard Peryer

Presented By: Terry Jones

 

Distributed by: ITV Studios Global Entertainment

http://www.itvstudiosge.com/ 

 

Distribution Title: In Charlie Chaplin's Footsteps

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