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The two-hour film called Tommy, will focus on the dilemma the much-loved comedian faced when he fell in love and embarked on an affair with assistant Mary Kay despite being married to wife Gwen.
Amanda Redman, who starred in BBC 1 series New Tricks, will play the comic's wife while the role of Mary Kay is yet to be filled.
Andy Harries, the executive producer, said: "Few comics have had such a lasting influence on UK culture as Tommy Cooper.
"The man was a comedy giant who spent his final years juggling his hugely successful public persona with a private passion for two women."
The drama, written by the creator of Men Behaving Badly Simon Nye, will begin filming next month.
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Emmerdale star Adele Silva has paid tribute to co-star Richard Thorp, who has died aged 81.
Adele, who plays Kelly Windsor in the soap, said on Twitter: "RIP - lovely man & coolest guy I've seen with a harley!"
Ah sad news to hear about Richard Thorpe RIP - lovely man & coolest guy I've seen with a harley!From @silvalining_AS on Twitter:
Emmerdale stars Meg Johnson and Samantha Giles have paid tribute to their former soap colleague Richard Thorp who died earlier today at the age of 81.
Actor Richard Thorp, who has died aged 81, played Alan Turner in ITV's Emmerdale for over 30 years.
Richard Thorp, who has died aged 81, was "a pillar" of Emmerdale who "will be greatly missed", a statement from the soap said.
– Emmerdale statement
On behalf of the cast, crew and production team at Emmerdale, we are extremely sad to hear of Richard's death.
A pillar of the show, he will be greatly missed around the Emmerdale studios but will forever live on in all the wonderful memories we all have of him.
Richard was a true professional and a complete gentleman. His charm, wit and effortless grace will be sorely missed.
Very sorry to hear the news that Richard Thorpe, Emmerdale's Alan Turner, has passed away He was always a gentleman and will be sadly missedFrom @Bis1 on Twitter:
Actor Richard Thorp played Alan Turner in ITV's Emmerdale for over 30 years, making his debut on March 23 1982.
He previously starred as Squadron Leader Henry Maudslay in the 1955 film 'The Dam Busters.'
Emmerdale's series producer Kate Oates has paid tribute to the soap's longest-serving actor Richard Thorp, saying that his "death is a sad loss."
Richard's death is a sad loss to Emmerdale, of which he was at the heart for so many wonderful years.
Richard had a brilliant sense of humour and he will be missed by every single member of our production whose lives he touched.
The Emmerdale actor Richard Thorp has died at the age of 81.
He was the longest-serving cast member, having joined the ITV Yorkshire soap in 1982.