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Channel 4 sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1994. Stars Alexei Sayle, Neil Morrissey, Allan Corduner, James Dreyfus, Simon Godley, Beverley Klein and Walter Sparrow.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Le Critique

When Degout spies an opportunity to ingratiate himself with and place one of his works directly in the hands of one of France's fiercest art critics, the 'Butcher of Bordeaux', he takes it!

Broadcast details

Friday 21st October 1994
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alexei Sayle Alain Degout
Neil Morrissey Paul Rochet
Allan Corduner Minotti
Beverley Klein Madame Ovary
Walter Sparrow Hugo
Guest cast
Clare Cathcart Mirielle
Elizabeth Kettle (as Liz Kettle) Valerie
Angus MacInnes Hemingbeck
John Mowat Mime Artist
David Smallbone Michel
James Thorpe Charles Junior
Windsor Davies Charles Duchont
Writing team
Graham Linehan Writer
Arthur Mathews Writer
Production team
Liddy Oldroyd Director
Sioned Wiliam Producer
Peter Fincham Executive Producer

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