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

13,626 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.

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Ross Owen

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Petition has reached 5000 signatures!
  • Barry Leonard
    Barry Leonard United Kingdom, Hull
    Jul 27, 2017
    Jul 27, 2017
    We need these guys back on the TV. Their humour is so infectious, and if I were to have an infection what better infection than laughter.
    Get them back on!!!!!!!!!!
  • Deborah Spencer
    Deborah Spencer United States, Omaha
    Jul 26, 2017
    Jul 26, 2017
    They are good oldtime funny
  • Julie Burtwistle
    Julie Burtwistle United Kingdom, Manchester
    Jul 26, 2017
    Jul 26, 2017
    Would love to see them back on tv it would be a lot better than what's on now.
  • Steve
    Steve United Kingdom
    Jul 26, 2017
    Jul 26, 2017
    Really hope the BBC being them back to our screens. A regular Saturday morning slot on BBC Two would be fantastic! Please BBC make this happen.
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