Cunk On.... Philomena Cunk (Diane Morgan). Copyright: House Of Tomorrow
Cunk On...

Cunk On...

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Two
  • 2016 - 2022
  • 18 episodes (2 series)

Spin-off from Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe featuring Diane Morgan as Philomena Cunk.

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Cunk On Earth, Episode 3 - The Renaissance Will Not Be Televised

Cunk On.... Image shows left to right: Galileo (John Goldup), Philomena Cunk (Diane Morgan)
In this possibly award-winning documentary, Philomena Cunk explores the Renaissance and revolutions, including but not limited to the American one.

Further details

Continuing her journey through mankind's journey, Cunk visits the allegedly beautiful city of Florence to explore the Renaissance; and she interrogates experts and historians about the revolutions that went on to shape the modern world, including the American War of Independence; and to a lesser extent, the French Revolution.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 4th October 2022
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 29th November 2023 10:00pm BBC2


Cast & crew

Diane Morgan Philomena Cunk
Guest cast
John Goldup Galileo
Jim Al-Khalili (as Prof. Jim Al-Khalili CBE) Self
Douglas Hedley (as Prof. Douglas Hedley) Self
Shirley J. Thompson (as Dr. Shirley J. Thompson OBE) Self
Martin Andrews Self
Martin Kemp (as Prof. Martin Kemp) Self
Gus Casely-Hayford (as Gus Casely-Hayford OBE) Self
Sara Taglialagamba (as Dr. Sara Taglialagamba) Self
Kathleen Burk (as Prof. Kathleen Burk) Self
Catriona Seth (as Prof. Catriona Seth) Self
Kieran Hodgson B8-Hoven (Voice)
Writing team
Charlie Brooker Writer
Jason Hazeley Writer
Joel Morris Writer
Ben Caudell Writer
Eli Goldstone Writer
Michael Odewale Writer
Tom Baker Writer (Additional Material)
Diane Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Sam Ward Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Christian Watt Series Director
Sam Ward Series Producer
Tom Baker Producer
Helen Carrie Producer
Rebecca Robinson Producer
Annabel Jones Executive Producer
Charlie Brooker Executive Producer
Tanya Qureshi Executive Producer
Alison Marlow (as Ali Marlow) Executive Producer
Jason Hazeley Associate Producer
Joel Morris Associate Producer
Samantha Ames Line Producer
Milena Cave Executive Post Producer
Damon Tai Editor
Ros Cumberland Production Designer
Pete Rowe Director of Photography
Liz Owens Make-up Designer
Dave Whyte Graphics

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