When Bob Monkhouse's widow died and his house was being prepared for market, the amazing extent of his private collection of video and audio recordings was realized. Among them were many treasures which had previously been believed to be lost to the nation. This films delves into just some of the highlights of that trove, and reveals the multi-layered man behind the glossy TV persona. Written by
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The Monkhouse archive contained 3000 audio tapes, 2000 photographs, 10 filing cabinets full of scripts, 50,000 VHS tapes, 400 film prints and one million jokes. See more