Laughter In The House: The Story Of British Sitcom. Copyright: BBC
Laughter In The House: The Story Of British Sitcom

Laughter In The House: The Story Of British Sitcom

  • TV documentary
  • BBC One
  • 1999
  • 3 episodes (1 series)

Short documentary series exploring the history of British sitcoms. Features Julie Walters.

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Series 1, Episode 3 - Modern Times

Laughter In The House: The Story Of British Sitcom. Alan Davies. Copyright: BBC
Yes Minister kicked off the 1980s, with series like The Young Ones and Blackadder taking up the 'alternative comedy' mantle from the stand-up circuit: this episode examines them and their leading of sitcom into the 1990s, right back round to Men Behaving Badly.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 7th April 1999
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
50 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Julie Walters Narrator
Guest cast
Alan Davies Self
Rik Mayall Self
Caroline Quentin Self
Ben Elton Self
Jonathan Lynn Self
Derek Fowlds Self
Antony Jay Self
Nigel Hawthorne Self
John Sullivan Self
Paul Jackson Self
Richard Curtis Self
Trix Worrell Self
Maurice Gran Self
Laurence Marks Self
David Renwick Self
Martin Clunes Self
Neil Morrissey Self
Simon Nye Self
Beryl Vertue Self
John Howard Davies Self
Leslie Ash Self
Production team
Gabrielle Osrin Director
Paul Tilzey Producer
Nicholas Rossiter Executive Producer
Gabrielle Osrin Producer
Robert Poole Editor
Dave Stewart Composer

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