Please show Laurel and Hardy on mainstream TV again so the next generation can enjoy them.

Ross Owen
Ross Owen 5757 Comments
14,004 Signatures Goal: 10,000

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardys' inspiration can be seen in many of today's (and yesterday's) comedians. Almost 100 years since they first graced our screens, their movies are still loved worldwide by audiences of all ages and as recent cinema screenings of their films throughout the UK proved, the boys still have a massive following in the UK.

So why are they rarely seen on mainstream television these days?

If we can get enough signatures on this petition to prove that the public want to see Laurel and Hardy films on mainstream television again, then TV Executives will listen.

BBC Films recently announced their involvement in the forthcoming Laurel and Hardy biopic 'Stan and Ollie' which has been written by Jeff Pope and will be directed Jon S Baird. Steve Coogan is lined up to play Stan Laurel and John C Reilly will play Oliver Hardy. It seems to be a no-brainer for the beeb to run a season of Laurel and Hardy shorts in the lead up to the biopic. Just like they used to do back in the 70's and 80's. It would introduce younger generations to the works of the real Laurel and Hardy before the biopic is released.

Sign the petition today and share with your friends.


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  • Clive
    Clive United Kingdom, Basingstoke
    Sep 19, 2017
    Sep 19, 2017
    Love em
  • Anonymous
    Sep 19, 2017
    Sep 19, 2017
  • Nicola Ratcliff
    Nicola Ratcliff United Kingdom, Leeds
    Sep 19, 2017
    Sep 19, 2017
    I have been brought up with Laurel and Hardy bu my Grandad and I miss watching them randomly on TV. Both children and Adults need L&H in their life. Absolutely Amazingly funny
  • Joseph nokes
    Joseph nokes United Kingdom, Birmingham
    Sep 19, 2017
    Sep 19, 2017
    Im 25 watched these for years when my dad was watching them. Will deffo getting my daughter in to
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