Friday Night Live. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Laurie, Dame Edna Everage (Barry Humphries), Jo Brand, Julian Clary, Harry Enfield. Copyright: London Weekend Television / Channel 4 Television Corporation.

Friday Night Live

Channel 4 stand-up showcase. 10 episodes (1 series) in 1988. Stars Ben Elton, Harry Enfield, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and others.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Ben Elton Host / Presenter
Harry Enfield Various
Stephen Fry Guest
Hugh Laurie Guest
Lee Evans Guest
Moray Hunter Guest
Jack Docherty Guest
Josie Lawrence Guest
Jo Brand Guest
Barry Humphries Dame Edna Everage
Robbie Coltrane Guest
Jimmy Mulville Guest
Julian Clary Guest
Joe Bolster Guest
Michael Redmond Guest
Patrick Marber Guest
Howie Mandel Guest
Hattie Hayridge Guest
Sean Hughes Guest
Charlie Higson Guest
Paul Whitehouse Guest
Marty Putz Guest
Writing team
Ben Elton Writer
Jack Docherty Writer
Production team
Ian Hamilton Director
Geoffrey Perkins Producer
Geoff Posner Producer