- Sky Arts
- Freddie Frinton and May Warden
- Lauri Wylie
- Heinz Dunkhase
Viewers observe Miss Sophie's 90th birthday dinner. Her butler James must fill in for her four departed friends - and that includes lots of drinks before every course!
This sketch holds the record for being the most frequently repeated in the history of television. For example, on New Year's Eve 2003 alone, the sketch was broadcast 19 times.
Note: Whilst this sketch was filmed in Blackpool and features British stars, the filming itself was funded and overseen by German television station Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR).
- Also known as
- Der 90. Geburtstag
- The 90th Birthday
- Laugh track
- Yes, but type unknown
- First broadcast
- Monday 31st December 2018 on Sky Arts at 3:05am
- Episode length
- 20 minutes
- Last repeat
- Thursday 2nd January 2020 at 5:35am