The Frost Report. Copyright: BBC.

The Frost Report

BBC One sketch show satirising various topics. 28 episodes (2 series), 1966 - 1967. Stars David Frost, Tom Lehrer, Julie Felix, John Cleese and others.

Series 1, Episode 6 - The News

What is the news? How does it reach the public? What's the difference between television news and the printed press? And how does the news media operate? David Frost looks at these questions and more.

Broadcast details

Thursday 14th April 1966
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Frost Host / Presenter
Tom Lehrer Self
Julie Felix Self
John Cleese Ensemble Actor
Ronnie Barker Ensemble Actor
Ronnie Corbett Ensemble Actor
Sheila Steafel Ensemble Actor
Nicky Henson Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Marty Feldman Writer
Antony Jay Writer
John Cleese Writer
Graham Chapman Writer
Michael Palin Writer
Terry Jones Writer
Keith Waterhouse Writer
Willis Hall Writer
Dick Vosburgh Writer
David Frost Writer
Peter Lewis Writer (Additional Material)
Peter Dobereiner Writer (Additional Material)
David Nobbs Writer (Additional Material)
Peter Tinniswood Writer (Additional Material)
Barry Cryer Writer (Additional Material)
Denis Gifford Writer (Additional Material)
David McKellar Writer (Additional Material)
Duncan Ross Writer (Additional Material)
Marty Feldman Script Editor
Production team
James Gilbert Director
James Gilbert Producer

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