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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 5 - Unhappy Families

Jo Brand shares her views on children, parents and the perils of a strict upbringing - something put to the test by going to see Last Tango In Paris and producing a black boyfriend.


This episode is also known by the title The Family.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th February 1996
Channel 4
35 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 19th March 2011 12:00am Gold
Monday 21st November 2011 12:55am Gold
Monday 21st November 2011 2:35am Gold
Thursday 5th January 2012 1:40am Gold
Tuesday 31st January 2012 2:30am Gold
Saturday 11th February 2012 2:35am Gold
Thursday 15th March 2012 1:35am Gold

Cast & crew

Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Davies Guest
Lynne Franks Self
Maria McErlane Ensemble Actor
Simon Clayton Ensemble Actor
Alistair McGowan Ensemble Actor
Ann Hunt Ensemble Actor
Danny Lowney Ensemble Actor
Carolanne Lyme Ensemble Actor
Ursula Morris Ensemble Actor
Jenny Quille Ensemble Actor
Julie T. Wallace Ensemble Actor
Michael Wearn Ensemble Actor
Anna Wing Ensemble Actor
Morwenna Banks Ensemble Actor
Albey Brookes Ensemble Actor
Jim Carter Ensemble Actor
Felix Dexter Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Jo Brand Writer
Georgia Pritchett Writer (Additional Material)
Jim Miller Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Declan Lowney Director
Geoff Atkinson Producer
Katie Lander Executive Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Helen Scott Production Designer
Pete Baikie Composer

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