Before They Were Famous is a Comedy programme.

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Before They Were Famous

Comedy. Ian Leslie presents the spoof documentary that brings to light the often surprising first literary attempts of the world's best-known writers. Featuring graphic novelist Alan Moore's early drafts for the Fred Bassett cartoon strip, crime writer Patricia Cornwell's excessively gory descriptions of fast food menu items and Lord Byron's headstone verses for beloved deceased pets. Plus unseasonal Christmas cracker jokes by Henrik Ibsen.

Genre: Comedy

Running Time: 30 minutes (approx)

When is Before They Were Famous next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 August 30th, 11:15pm and on BBC Radio 4 Longwave August 30th, 11:15pm. See more...

Main Cast

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