British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves
Celebrating the British sitcom and looking at the social and political context from which our favourites grew, with help from Steve Coogan, Richard Curtis, Jack Dee and others.
Documentary celebrating the British sitcom and taking a look at the social and political context from which our favourite sitcoms grew. We enjoy a trip through the comedy archive in the company of the people who made some of the very best British sitcoms. From The Likely Lads to I'm Alan Partridge, we find out the inspiration behind some of the most-loved characters and how they reflect the times they were living in.
Narrated by Rebecca Front, with commentary and insider knowledge from Steve Coogan, Richard Curtis, Beryl Vertue, James Corden, Jack Dee and top writing team Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
|Executive Producer||Steven Canny|
|Participant||Ian La Frenais|