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Drunk History. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Drunk History

Comedy Central comedy in which drunk comedians tell stories. 29 episodes (3 series), 2014 - 2017. Stars Jimmy Carr.

Drunk History. Image shows from L to R: Gordon Selfridge (Jamie Laing), John Logie Baird (Paul Kaye). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 3, Episode 7

Jamie Laing and Paul Kaye star in Tom Parry's trollied take on John Logie Baird's big invention, while Stephen Mangan is in the trenches for Rick Edwards' story of the Christmas Truce.

Notes

A differently edited version of the Christmas Truce story was broadcast in the 2016 Christmas Special.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 19th April 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
Comedy Central
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Friday 21st April 2017 at 1:30am on Comedy Central
  2. Friday 21st April 2017 at 10:30pm on CC Extra
  3. Sunday 23rd April 2017 at 1:10am on Comedy Central
  4. Monday 24th April 2017 at 1:00am on CC Extra
  5. Tuesday 25th April 2017 at 12:00am on Comedy Central

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Narrator
Guest cast
Dustin Demri-Burns British Soldier
Stephen Mangan Lieutenant Sir Edward Hulse
Dominic Coleman Adolf Hitler
Liam Williams Clapping Soldier
Theo Barklem-Biggs Leslie Walkington
Arron Crascall British Soldier
Ciaran Dowd German Soldier
Tomi May German Soldier
Paul Kaye John Logie Baird
David Earl Mr Twigg
Dane Baptiste Londoner
Lloyd Griffith Londoner
Jamie Laing Gordon Selfridge
Neil Ashton Pope Benedict XV
Tamer Hassan Sir John French
Tom Parry Self
Rick Edwards Self
Writing team
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Tom McKay Director
Ben Rogers Producer
Andrew Brereton (as Andy Brereton) Executive Producer
Louise Holmes Executive Producer
Matt Tiller Executive Producer
Stuart Lutes Editor
Rachel Spann Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer

Video

The invention of television

Tom Parry explains how television was invented.

Featuring: Tom Parry, Paul Kaye (John Logie Baird), David Earl (Mr Twigg).

Press

Video interview: Arron Crascall

I accidentally pranked someone in witness protection - it was terrifying.

The Huffington Post, 19th April 2017

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