Imagine ... A Funny Business

BBC One documentary about comedy in the US and UK. 1 episode in 2003. Features Alan Yentob.

Imagine ... A Funny Business

Documentary following the US remake of hit sitcom Coupling

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2003
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1
Features
Alan Yentob
Director
Vanessa Frances
Producer
Vanessa Frances

Following the US version of BBC comedy Coupling from pilot to network debut, Alan Yentob explores the current fortunes of UK sitcoms in the USA.

American versions of hits such as Fawlty Towers, Steptoe And Son and One Foot In The Grave serve to illustrate the transformations - and disasters - that result when comedies cross the Atlantic.

Production Details

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 19th November 2003 on BBC One at 10:35pm
Episode length
50 minutes