Directed by Paul Hendy

UK

Staring - Bob Golding, Damian Williams, Simon Cartwright.

19 minutes

English language

Part of our Rising Star strand

Playing as part of the Opening Night Gala on Thursday 2nd March at 8pm and Shorts Session 1 on Friday 3rd March at 6pm.

'The Laugh Laugh' sees three iconic, British comedians, Tommy Cooper, Eric Morecambe and Bob Monkhouse sitting in a dressing room discussing the secret of comedy. 

We see the lightening wit and quick-fire quips which made these comedians great. But as the film scratches a little deeper, we catch a glimpse of their insecurities: the niggling doubt of whether a joke is funny enough and how the fear of ‘dying’ drives them on a never-ending quest for that next big laugh. 

Warm, funny, affectionate and moving, ‘The Last Laugh’ explores what it means to be funny and what happens when the laughter stops…