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Jo Brand Through The Cakehole

Jo Brand Through The Cakehole

  • TV stand-up
  • Channel 4
  • 1993 - 1996
  • 14 episodes (2 series)

Sketches and stand-up from the deadpan female comic Jo Brand.

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Series 2, Episode 1 - War And Violence

As the series returns, Jo Brand looks at HRT, Reservoir Dogs, female Gladiators and TV crime programmes.


This episode is also known by the titles Violence and Crime And Punish Him.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th January 1996
Channel 4
35 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 19th May 2010 11:20pm Gold
Monday 14th November 2011 2:10am Gold
Thursday 22nd December 2011 12:10am Gold
Sunday 4th March 2012 2:20am Gold
Monday 5th March 2012 1:45am Gold
Sunday 1st April 2012 12:30am Gold

Cast & crew

Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Maria McErlane Ensemble Actor
Chris Lang Ensemble Actor
Kevin McCarthy Ensemble Actor
Alistair McGowan Ensemble Actor
Fiona Allen Ensemble Actor
Julie T. Wallace Ensemble Actor
Ricky Grover Ensemble Actor
Richard Standing Ensemble Actor
Jo Jo Smith Ensemble Actor
Chrissie Cotterill Ensemble Actor
Gavin Muir Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Jo Brand Writer
Jim Miller Writer (Additional Material)
Billy O'Hara (as Parrot) Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Declan Lowney Director
Geoff Atkinson Producer
Katie Lander Executive Producer
Vivienne Clore Associate Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Helen Scott Production Designer
Pete Baikie Composer
Suzanne Crowley Casting Director
Gilly Poole Casting Director
Marcia Stanton Costume Designer
Kate Rudlin Make-up Designer
John Fyfe Lighting Designer
Peter Errington 1st Assistant Director

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