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The Interviews: Gold to air comedian biography show with a difference

1 April 2015 2:35 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Gold has ordered a new biography series about comedians - with a difference.

The Interviews - a six part series - will focus on a different star in each episode by using their appearances on British chat shows.

Kenneth Williams, The Two Ronnies, Les Dawson, Oliver Reed, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore will each feature in an instalment of The Interviews, with Dawn French providing a voiceover for the series.

As well as using footage with interviewers such as Michael Parkinson, Terry Wogan, Melvyn Bragg, Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton, Michael Aspel, Des O'Connor and Mavis Nicholson, the series will use clips from personal documentary interviews and radio specials.

Gold's commissioning editor Iain Coyle described the series as a "compelling show that perfectly captures the personalities of our comedy legends".

"The Interviews is a unique way of doing biography through chat show appearances, as the guests' stories are told straight from the horse's mouth, »

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