Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This

Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This is a 2014 television film, made by Left Bank Pictures, about British comedian Tommy Cooper.[1]

Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This
Written bySimon Nye
Directed byBenjamin Caron
StarringDavid Threlfall
Helen McCrory
Amanda Redman
Gregor Fisher
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Lucy Dyke
Running time100 minutes
Original release
  • 21 April 2014 (2014-04-21)


The film focuses on the life of the late Tommy Cooper, the popular British comedian, and the dilemma he faced when he fell in love with his assistant Mary Kay. At the time he was married to Gwen, whom he affectionately nicknamed Dove. Tommy was unable to choose between the two women and embarked upon a dual relationship that would last for 17 years. Cooper died during a live TV recording of Live from Her Majesty's in front of millions of television viewers on 15 April 1984.[2]



  1. "Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This". Retrieved 1 May 2014.
  2. "Tommy Cooper". Retrieved 30 April 2014.

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