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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.

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Series 4, Episode 6 - 'Allo 'Allo!

David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd's WW2 French Resistance sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!. Among the revelations brought to light: actor Gordon Kaye says he had his doubts before taking the lead role as he thought René might be Renee, a northern female impersonator; Sam Kelly (Lt Hans Gruber) tells us what he was saying when he gave the Nazi salute; and Richard Gibson (Herr Flick) reveals how much he liked dressing in kinky underwear.

Broadcast details

Monday 24th April 2006
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Doon Mackichan Narrator
Guest cast
Sam Kelly Self
David Croft Self
Jeremy Lloyd Self
Gorden Kaye Self
Vicki Michelle Self
Richard Gibson Self
Kirsten Cooke Self
John D. Collins Self
Arthur Bostrom Self
Guy Siner Self
Kim Hartman Self
Writing team
Andrew Nickolds Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Gillian McNeil Director
Toby Stevens Series Producer
Eric Haynes Producer
Alan Tyler Executive Producer
Jim Douglas Editor
Graham Ness Composer

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