RTE is set to air an emotional documentary on the life of Brendan Grace tonight.

The substantially-loved comedian sadly passed away in July, aged 68, immediately after a battle with lung cancer.

Ahead of his death, Brendan had been functioning on a behind-the-scenes documentary, following his journey to place on a show with the Neglect-Me-Nots choir and a group of his showbiz mates in the Olympia Theatre.

Then, he got sick. At initially with pneumonia, then with cancer. The series changed concentrate instantly and went from a documentary about a man fighting to place on a show, to the story of a man fighting for his life.

Brendan Grace Thanks for the Memories airs tonight at 9:35pm on RTE One particular.