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 2, Episode 1

Sketches include "Flushed Grollings", Dancercises and Stephen pretending to be Michael Jackson.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Friday 9th March 1990
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 16th February 2015 11:40pm Gold
Tuesday 17th February 2015 2:30am Gold
Thursday 1st October 2015 12:00am Gold
Thursday 1st October 2015 2:30am Gold
Tuesday 17th May 2016 3:10am Gold

Cast & crew

Stephen Fry Various
Hugh Laurie Various
Guest cast
Jacqueline Boatswain (as Jacqui Boatswain) Actor
Paulette Minott Actor
Writing team
Stephen Fry Writer
Hugh Laurie Writer
Production team
Roger Ordish Director
Roger Ordish Producer
Nick Symons Producer


Control and Tony - Lie Detector

Control and Tony experiment with a new method of finding out if someone is lying.

Featuring: Stephen Fry & Hugh Laurie.

Peter and John

One of the Peter and John sketches - voted 38th in Channel 4's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches poll.

Featuring: Stephen Fry & Hugh Laurie.

Hugh Laurie interviews Michael Jackson

Hugh Laurie takes some time out of his comedy sketch schedule to do a candid interview with one of the world's most infamous music stars - Michael Jackson.

Featuring: Stephen Fry.

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