Frankie Howerd Goes East?

East Of Howerd, 1966

In 1966 as his popularity was growing, thanks to appearances in high profile shows on TV in That Was The Week That Was and stage shows such as A Funny Thing  Happened on The Way To The Forum, Frankie Howerd made this one off special for the BBC.

East Of Howerd sees Frankie and a troupe of entertainers performing for British forces.





Part documentary and part stand-up, this special follows Frankie Howerd and a troupe of entertainers to Malaysia as they perform for British forces.






Frankie Howerd
Shirley Abicair
Al Koran
Mary Murphy
Derek New
Sunny Rogers


Channel: BBC2
Written By: Frankie Howerd, Ray Galton, Alan Simpson, Johnny Speight, Eric Sykes
Originally Transmitted: 1st January 1966