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

Ballot Monkeys

TV ComedyBallot Monkeys

Topical sitcom filmed during the 2015 election campaign. Created by the team behind Drop The Dead Donkey.

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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. Next series due on BBC soon.

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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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Jon Richardson's To Do List

Radio ComedyJon Richardson's To Do List

Panel show hosted by Jon Richardson.

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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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Sisters

Radio ComedySisters

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

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You, Me & Them

TV ComedyYou, Me & Them

Comedy about a couple with an age gap of more than 20 years between them.

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Hat Trick Productions - Previous Productions

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Alex Horne interview

Alex Horne interview

His latest Edinburgh show involved ladders from Wickes, his first one was supposed to feature a bloke from Hot Chip. Read

Jonathan Ross cooking show

Jonathan Ross cooking show

Jonathan Ross is to present a food-themed comedy panel show pilot. The format is described as 'mouth watering'. Read

Missing TV sketch shows?

Missing TV sketch shows?

The organisers of London Sketchfest ponder why there's hardly any sketch shows on TV nowadays. Read

The John Bishop Show

The John Bishop Show

John Bishop will present a new eight-part comedy and entertainment variety show on BBC One on Saturday nights. Read

Channel 5 is back

Channel 5 is back

Good news. Channel 5 is to start showing British comedy again, following a deal with Comedy Central. Read