Monkey Trousers. Image shows from L to R: Ted (Alex Lowe), Patsy Palmer, Constance (Ronni Ancona), Stanley (Alistair McGowan). Copyright: Pett Productions / Baby Cow Productions.

Monkey Trousers

ITV sketch show. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2005. Stars Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Steve Coogan, John Thomson, Mark Benton, Tim Healy, Alistair McGowan and others.

Series 1, Episode 3

It seems like Whippet might take off from the Geordie Space Centre, until Brian's wife turns up.

Further details

Foliopaper is proclaimed 'merciless against dead skin'; and the Bible-panning vicar is incredulous over the feeding of the five thousand and lex talionis.

Chris "Tourette's" Graham swears himself out of a job on PMTV; Professional Footballers' Wives is sponsored by Norsons Pies; and Monkey Trousers leads a body-toning class.

A couple of chaps exchange helium-enhanced small talk; the Croc Botherer farts into the snout of a 'bush-weasel' (a rabbit); and Roy tries to find a fatty-appropriate toy.

Finally, estate agent Alasdair's colleague Mr Brooks proves almost as clueless as him; and from F & F Berry's auction-house in Kent, "Windy" Dick Baker belches his way to victory in Beat the Auctioneer.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 3rd June 2005
Time
10pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Vic Reeves Various
Bob Mortimer Various
Steve Coogan Roy
John Thomson Various
Mark Benton Various
Tim Healy Various
Alistair McGowan Stanley
Ronni Ancona Constance
Patsy Palmer Various
Alex Lowe Ted
Rebecca Front Various
Neil Morrissey Various
Matt Berry Various
Joanna Bobin Various
Guest cast
Griff Rhys Jones Various
Rachel Isaac Various
Penny Smith Various
Jan Francis Various
Chloe Okora Various
Rowland Rivron Various
Denise Welch Various
Writing team
Vic Reeves Writer
Bob Mortimer Writer
Christian Azzola Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Blackwell Writer (Additional Material)
Jill Parker Writer (Additional Material)
Jim Harrington Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Kerr Director
Lisa Clark Series Producer
Steve Coogan Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Charlie Phillips Editor
Julie Harris Production Designer
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