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Comedy Connections

Comedy Connections

  • TV documentary
  • BBC Two / BBC One
  • 2003 - 2008
  • 47 episodes (6 series)

A series of comedy documentaries, examining one hit comedy show per episode, with cast and crew interviews providing additional background info. Features Julia Sawalha and Doon Mackichan.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Porridge

Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, director-producer Sydney Lotterby and members of the cast give the inside story of Porridge.

Broadcast details

Monday 9th June 2003
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 9th July 2011 4:20pm BBC2
Saturday 9th July 2011 8:00pm BBC2 Scot
Sunday 28th August 2016 11:55pm BBC1
Monday 29th August 2016 12:55am BBC1 Scot
Monday 29th August 2016 12:55am BBC2 Scot

Cast & crew

Julia Sawalha Narrator
Guest cast
Ronnie Barker Self
Christopher Biggins Self
Dick Clement Self
Ian La Frenais Self
James Gilbert Self
Sydney Lotterby Self
Sam Kelly Self
Tony Osoba Self
Patricia Brake Self
David Jason Self (Archive Material)
Writing team
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Graeme Hart Director
Toby Stevens Series Producer
Mike Bolland Executive Producer
James Farrant Editor
Bill Gill Editor
Graham Ness Composer
Lucy Bacon Creator

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