Comedy Connections. Copyright: BBC.

Comedy Connections

BBC Two and BBC One documentary. 47 episodes (6 series), 2003 - 2008. Features Julia Sawalha and Doon Mackichan.

Series 6, Episode 7 is repeated on Saturday at 8pm.

Series 5, Episode 1 - One Foot In The Grave

Series charting the history of the best of British comedy looks at grumpy old man sitcom One Foot In The Grave. Writer David Renwick hit the comedy motherlode when he created Victor Meldrew, a character almost everyone recognised as a part of themselves or as someone they knew.

Featuring behind the scenes revelations from many of the cast and Renwick, who explains why he decided to kill off Victor for good and what Victor's wife really did in that last episode.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th January 2007
40 minutes

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