Little Britain. Image shows from L to R: David Walliams, Matt Lucas, The Prime Minister (Anthony Head)
Little Britain

Little Britain

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Three / BBC One
  • 2003 - 2016
  • 23 episodes (3 series)

Matt Lucas and David Walliams take a comic look at British life in this character-based sketch series. Also features Anthony Head, Joann Condon, Charu Bala Chokshi, Leelo Ross, Ruth Jones and more.

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Little Britain. Image shows from L to R: Matt Lucas, David Walliams. Copyright: BBC / Little Britain Productions

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2003 - 2016
Channels
BBC Three, BBC One
Episodes
23 (1 pilot + 3 series), plus 6 further specials
Stars
Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Anthony Head, Joann Condon, Charu Bala Chokshi, Leelo Ross, Ruth Jones, Stephen Aintree and more
Writers
Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Kevin Cecil and Andy Riley
Directors
Steve Bendelack, Matt Lipsey and Declan Lowney
Producers
Myfanwy Moore, Geoff Posner and Jon Plowman
Companies

Take a journey around Little Britain and meet all your favourite characters, including juvenile delinquent Vicky Pollard ('No but yeah but no'); Daffyd Thomas, who claims to be the only gay in his village; Sebastian Love, the Government aide with a mad crush on the Prime Minister; evil FatFighters course leader Marjorie Dawes; rubbish transvestite Emily Howard ('I'm a lady!'); and, of course, put-upon helper Lou and his wheelchair-bound friend Andy - but does he really need the wheelchair at all?

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Additional details

Tagline
Britain! Britain! Britain!
Also known as
  • Little Britain Abroad
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Music by David Arnold.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 9th February 2003 at 8:10pm on BBC Three
Most recent repeats
  • Wednesday 1st January 2020 at 12:40am on Gold - Series 2, Episode 6
  • Wednesday 1st January 2020 at 12:00am on Gold - Series 2, Episode 5
  • Tuesday 31st December 2019 at 12:00am on Gold - Series 2, Episode 4

Recording details

  • BBC Television Centre

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