The Mitchell And Webb Situation. Image shows from L to R: Robert Webb, David Mitchell. Copyright: BBC.

The Mitchell And Webb Situation

Play UK sketch show. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2001. Stars David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman, Gus Brown and Susan Earl.

The Mitchell And Webb Situation

An early sketch show written by and starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb before they were famous

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2001
Channel
Play UK
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman, Gus Brown and Susan Earl
Writers
David Mitchell and Robert Webb
Director
David Kerr
Producers
Simon Lupton, Graham Smith and Myfanwy Moore

Before That Mitchell And Webb Look, That Mitchell & Webb Sound and even before Peep Show, David Mitchell and Robert Webb had their own sketch series on the now defunct channel Play UK.

The series featured many of Mitchell and Webb's trademark subjects, such as spoofs of make-over shows and other dull forms of TV. This series also co-starred their regular comedy partner Olivia Colman.

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
Theme tune performed by The Holloway Brothers.
Laugh track
None

Location

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 6th October 2001 on Play UK at 10:20pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 10th November 2001 on Play UK at 10:20pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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