Alexei Sayle's Alternative Take. Alexei Sayle. Copyright: BBC.

Alexei Sayle's Alternative Take

BBC Radio 2 documentary about alternative comedy. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2007. Features Alexei Sayle.

Series 1, Episode 6

Alexei Sayle concludes his survey of "alternative" comedy with a look at its legacy. He examines the influence of alternative comedy during the past 30 years and at the difficulties of taking what was an underground movement into the mainstream.

Broadcast details

Saturday 29th September 2007
BBC Radio 2
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alexei Sayle Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Mark Steel Self (Archive Material)
Rik Mayall Self (Archive Material)
Adrian Edmondson Self (Archive Material)
Robin Ince Self (Archive Material)
Harry Enfield Self (Archive Material)
Eddie Izzard Self (Archive Material)
Stephen Fry Self (Archive Material)
Hugh Laurie Self (Archive Material)
Paul Whitehouse Self (Archive Material)
Charlie Higson Self (Archive Material)
Jack Dee Self (Archive Material)
Lee Evans Self (Archive Material)
Josie Long Self (Archive Material)
Reece Shearsmith Self (Archive Material)
Steve Pemberton Self (Archive Material)
Ricky Gervais Self (Archive Material)
Catherine Tate Self (Archive Material)
Mathew Horne Self (Archive Material)
Matt Lucas Self (Archive Material)
Production team
Andy Foster Producer
Phil Critchlow Executive Producer

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