A Bit Of Fry & Laurie. Image shows from L to R: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie
A Bit Of Fry & Laurie

A Bit Of Fry & Laurie

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Two / BBC One
  • 1987 - 1995
  • 26 episodes (4 series)

A TV sketch show which helped launch the careers of Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie and set them on their way to comedy super-stardom. Also features Deborah Norton.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Sketches include Hugh's poem, Ted Cunterblast's The West Indies: A Nation of Cricketers and the haircut sketch ("Bitchmother Come Light My Bottom" by Sir William - Now Lord - Rees-Mogg).

Preview clips

Further details

Sketches

Headmaster's study: biology complaint

Vox-pops

Poem advice

Education speech

Vox-pops

SAS application/library problems

Spoon bending

Vox-pops

Cancelled sketch/Bitchmother Come Light My Bottom

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 13th January 1989
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 3rd October 2014 12:00am Gold
Friday 3rd October 2014 3:15am Gold
Monday 5th January 2015 11:35pm Gold
Tuesday 6th January 2015 2:25am Gold
Tuesday 22nd September 2015 12:00am Gold
Tuesday 22nd September 2015 2:45am Gold
Wednesday 4th May 2016 3:05am Gold
Thursday 8th September 2016 12:35am Gold
Wednesday 14th September 2016 1:20am Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Stephen Fry Various
Hugh Laurie Various
Deborah Norton Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Mark Arnold Michael
Writing team
Stephen Fry Writer
Hugh Laurie Writer
Production team
Roger Ordish Director
Roger Ordish Producer
Chris Booth Editor
Victor Meredith Production Designer
Harry Stoneham Composer

Video

Spoon Bending

This man is not a freak.

Featuring: Stephen Fry & Hugh Laurie.

Share this page