Hat Trick Productions

Hat Trick Productions is one of the UK's most successful independent production companies. It was founded in 1986 by Rory McGrath, Denise O'Donohue and Jimmy Mulville with an aim of making hit new comedy programmes.

Hat Trick's catalogue ranges from Game On to the topical Drop The Dead Donkey and Have I Got News For You, Father Ted, and the historical Chelmsford 123.

Contact Details

Website www.hattrick.co.uk
Email
Phone Number 020 7434 2451
Fax Number 020 7287 9791
Postal Address 10 Livonia Street, London, W1F 8AF
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Hat Trick Productions - Current Productions

Before They Were Famous

Radio ComedyBefore They Were Famous

Spoof Radio 4 documentary which sheds light on the often surprising jobs done by the world's best known writers.

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Boomers

TV ComedyBoomers

Comedy about a trio of newly-retired couples in Norfolk, rediscovering the joys of having free time to spend.

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Dave Podmore

Radio ComedyDave Podmore

Mockumentary series following English cricket's most celebrated bits-and-pieces county cricketer. Dave Podmore's Toughest Test to follow.

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Episodes

TV ComedyEpisodes

Anglo-American sitcom about a British couple who try to recreate their UK comedy hit for American audiences with disastrous results. Series 4 filming Autumn 2014.

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Flack

TV ComedyFlack

Comedy about a modern woman, working in PR and struggling to keep her own life on track as well as deal with her colourful clients.

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Have I Got News For You

TV ComedyHave I Got News For You

Long-running topical panel game with a strong political slant, featuring team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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OtherwOrld

TV ComedyOtherwOrld

Puppet-based sketch show pilot featuring aliens, mismatched pandas and a blow-up doll.

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The Revolution Will Be Televised

TV ComedyRevolution Will Be Televised, The

Heydon Prowse and Jolyon Rubinstein take on celebrities, bankers, politicians and others in a satirical prank series.

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Robert Newman's Entirely Accurate Encyclopaedia Of Evolution

Radio ComedyRobert Newman's Entirely Accurate Encyclopaedia Of Evolution

Rob Newman challenges notions of Survival of the Fittest and the Selfish Gene with a new theory that's equal parts enlightening and hilarious.

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Room 101

TV ComedyRoom 101

What do you really dislike? In Room 101, celebrities have the chance to get rid of their personal hates forever. Frank Skinner is the current host.

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Sabotage

Radio ComedySabotage

Hour-long stand-up shows for Radio 4 Extra in which listeners can hear lengthier sets from up-and-coming comedians.

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Sisters

Radio ComedySisters

Radio sitcom written by and starring Susan Calman, about the love/hate relationship you can never escape.

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Some Girls

TV ComedySome Girls

Comedy about four 16-year-old female best-friends struggling through life, love, family and school. Series 3 now filming.

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Hat Trick Productions - Previous Productions

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Ryan Sampson interview

Ryan Sampson interview

Ryan Sampson - aka Grumio from Plebs - talks about how Bulgaria doesn't understand bare bums. Read

London Hughes blog

London Hughes blog

London Hughes describes how she had to turn herself into a horrid diva for ITV2 show Bad Bridesmaid. Read

Axis of Awesome interview

Axis of Awesome interview

Musical comedy group Axis of Awesome talk about their UK tour, and their elaborate YouTube series. Read

Video: Cardinal Burns tips

Video: Cardinal Burns tips

In this video, double-act Cardinal Burns offer insight and tips on how to create a sketch show. Watch

The Job Lot inteviews

The Job Lot inteviews

The cast of The Job Lot talk about the second series of the sitcom set around a Job Centre. Read