The Sweeney: The Life and Work of Jim Sweeney (2010)

A documentary about Jim Sweeney, veteran of the Comedy Store Players and feted grandfather of impro. We trace the life and laughs of this titan and how he turned Multiple Sclerosis into a ... See full synopsis »

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Seeta Indrani

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Cast

Credited cast:
Stephen Frost ... Himself
Barbara Herbin Barbara Herbin ... Herself
Eddie Izzard ... Himself
Josie Lawrence ... Herself
Michael McShane ... Himself
Paul Merton ... Himself
Neil Mullarkey ... Himself
Greg Proops ... Himself
Lee Simpson Lee Simpson ... Himself
Andy Smart Andy Smart ... Himself
Steve Steen Steve Steen ... Himself
Jim Sweeney Jim Sweeney ... Himself
Richard Vranch Richard Vranch ... Himself
Pete Wear Pete Wear ... Himself
Suki Webster Suki Webster ... Herself
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A documentary about Jim Sweeney, veteran of the Comedy Store Players and feted grandfather of impro. We trace the life and laughs of this titan and how he turned Multiple Sclerosis into a positive force in his journey. Featuring interviews with Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Greg Proops, Mike McShane, Steve Frost and Eddie Izzard.

The life and work of Jim Sweeney (The Comedy Store Players, Whos Line Is It Anyway). Jim has been presented with The Granada Media Comedy Writing Award and the prestigious Scotsman Fringe First for his play Dannys Wake. His latest work My MS and Me played to audiences in London and New York and was adapted for Radio.

Directors Statement

The genesis of this documentary was an ongoing conversation between Lee Simpson and Jim Sweeney during their numerous car trips to and from The Comedy Store, London. Jim had become increasingly dependant on his fellow Comedy Store Players to help with transportation as his MS worsened. The initial impetus was simply to create a ...

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 2010 (UK) See more »

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MashMosh Films See more »
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