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50 Years Of BBC 2 Comedy

50 Years Of BBC 2 Comedy

  • TV documentary
  • BBC Two
  • 2014
  • 1 episode

Documentary charting and celebrating five decades of often groundbreaking, boundary-pushing comedy from BBC Two. Features Armando Iannucci, Ricky Gervais, Prunella Scales, Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer and more.

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2014
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Features
Armando Iannucci, Ricky Gervais, Prunella Scales, Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Michael Palin, Catherine Tate, Sanjeev Bhaskar and more
Director
Sean Doherty
Producers
Sean Doherty and Saurabh Kakkar
Companies

50 Years Of BBC 2 Comedy celebrates the proud heritage the channel has in growing and supporting generations of successful comedy talent and making us laugh over five decades.

From Fawlty Towers to The Wrong Mans, Spike Milligan to Shooting Stars, via The Office, M*A*S*H, Victoria Wood, The Fast Show and many, many others.

Contributors to this two-hour-long look back at history include Armando Iannucci, Ricky Gervais, Prunella Scales, Vic & Bob, Michael Palin, Catherine Tate, Sanjeev Bhaskar, The Goodies, Terry Jones, Sarah Millican and Rebecca Front.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 24th May 2014 at 9:30pm on BBC Two
Episode length
120 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Monday 26th May 2014 at 11:05pm on BBC2

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