Mel Brooks, an all-round Hollywood legend, responsible for films like The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein, has produced his first autobiography, at the age of 95.
His son Max encouraged him to write the 450-page All About Me! during the first lockdown.
The BBC’s Alan Yentob, who has made several documentaries with the entertainer, talked to Brooks about his life story.
The full interview will be on the BBC News Channel, BBC World News and BBC Iplayer on 31 December.