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Jo Brand's Big Splash

Dave stand-up. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2011. Stars Jo Brand.

Jo Brand's Big Splash

Stand-up comedy show hosted by Jo Brand in which she meets people with a love of water

5   (1 series)
Jo Brand
Sam Grace and John L Spencer
Jackie Baker

Jo Brand's Big Splash is a brand new series for Dave that sees one of Britain's favourite comics explore all things watery.

The series will combine brand new stand-up comedy and specially shot films of Jo as she throws herself in at the deep end of the British love of water.

Jo has spent the last four months visiting all kinds of wet locations - going deep underground to wade through sewers and to terrifying heights on the tallest Olympic diving boards. From the only all-male synchronized swim team in Britain to the freak of nature who can hold his breath for up to 20 minutes, Jo has met an extraordinary range of people who all have one thing in common - a passionate love of water.

Jo Brand's Big Splash is more of an anti-challenge, as our reluctant but capable swimmer tackles four or five topics revolving around water in each episode that throw up all manner of opportunities for comedy, such as outdoor swimming, pool parties, the seaside and water sports (ooh err!). Every show will be peppered with observational documentary scenarios, such as real events and races, meetings with swimming eccentrics, moments of Jo having a go at swimming challenges and experiences, all intercut with Jo doing what she does best - stand-up.

Production Details

Production companies
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 22nd September 2011 on Dave at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 20th October 2011 on Dave at 9pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Last repeat
Friday 25th April 2014 at 1:40am

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