1. 3rd November via British Comedy Guide: British comedies nominated for 2021 Rose d'Or Awards
Famalam. Image shows from L to R: Danielle Vitalis, Samson Kayo, Vivienne Acheampong, John MacMillan, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Tom Moutchi. Copyright: BBC

Key details

Sketch Show
2017 - 2020
BBC Three, BBC One, BBC Two
14 (1 pilot + 3 series), plus 2 short & highlights specials
Samson Kayo, Vivienne Acheampong, John MacMillan, Tom Moutchi, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Akemnji Ndifornyen, Danielle Vitalis, Roxy Sternberg and more
Ben Caudell, Tom Marshall, Akemnji Ndifornyen and Gbemisola Ikumelo
Tom Marshall, Christopher May, Laurie Mahon and Claire Grossmith
Akemnji Ndifornyen, Ben Caudell, Chris Sussman, Sarah Asante, Gregor Sharp, Emily Shapland, Francis Gilson and Andy Bennions

A sketch show where no area of the universe is off-limits.

Famalam shines a comedic light on everything - from alien encounters in the outer reaches of the galaxy to what happens when a man is left on his own in a house for 10 minutes holding only a phone and a remote. With a dazzling array of accents, cultural observations and colourful costumes, Famalam gives us a glimpse of the latest Nollywood blockbuster, reveals who might be responsible for internet spam and introduces us to the real rulers of the world - spoiler alert - it's not the G20...

Additional details

Part of

New On Two

BBC Comedy Pilots 2017

BBC Two pilots 2017

Camera set-up
Single camera

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 10pm on BBC Two
Last new broadcast
Sunday 23rd August 2020 at 6am on BBC Three
Most recent repeats

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