Lloyd Hamilton: The Comedians’ Comedian

Lloyd Hamilton thumb

Lloyd Hamilton: The Comedians’ Comedian 12A

With Graeme Garden

Friday 16th Feb.
11:40 Watershed
£11.00 (£8.50/ £5.00 concs)

Charlie Chaplin once confessed Lloyd Hamilton was the comedy film actor he most envied; Charley Chase confessed to handling difficult scenes by asking himself “How would Lloyd have done it?”; according to Buster Keaton, Hamilton was “one of the funniest men in pictures.”

So why is someone so admired by his peers virtually forgotten now, and is this deserved? Find out from Graeme Garden and an array of clips. With live piano accompaniment from John Sweeney.

Lloyd Hamilton portrait