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Don't Watch That Watch This

Don't Watch That Watch This

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Four
  • 2005 - 2006
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

Satire using recent and archive footage cut together out-of-context to present an alternative version of news and events. Stars John Fortune, Alex Lowe, Lewis Macleod, Lucy Montgomery, Adam Buxton and Kate O'Sullivan

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4

Jerry Bruckheimer directs his cut of the National Trust series, Tony Blair has a nasty incident on the train, Arsene Wenger has a few things to say to the Manchester United squad as he wanders the touchline at their training ground, focus at Michael Portillo's dinner party is now at what is happening under the table, Geoff Hoon has got his toys out, and we learn just what America had in mind for Cuba in 1962. It's the real world but not as you've seen it before, courtesy of Don't Watch That Watch This, the show that puts words into people's minds, invariably their own.

Broadcast details

Thursday 3rd February 2005
BBC Four
30 minutes

Cast & crew

John Fortune Various
Alex Lowe Various
Lewis Macleod Various
Lucy Montgomery Various
Writing team
Geoff Atkinson Writer
Steve Connelly Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Lowe Writer (Additional Material)
Lewis Macleod Writer (Additional Material)
Lucy Montgomery Writer (Additional Material)
John Fortune Script Development
Production team
Steve Connelly Producer
Geoff Atkinson Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Paul McAleavey Editor
Alex Craig Production Designer

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