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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 6 - L'Insanitie

A misunderstanding with Rochet leads to Degout's incarceration in an asylum. Upon his release, Alain discovers that the episode led to his paintings finally selling - and so he decides he has only one option...

Broadcast details

Friday 18th November 1994
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alexei Sayle Alain Degout
Neil Morrissey Paul Rochet
Allan Corduner Minotti
James Dreyfus Beluniare
Simon Godley Pilo
Beverley Klein Madame Ovary
Walter Sparrow Hugo
Guest cast
Clare Cathcart Mirielle
Elizabeth Kettle (as Liz Kettle) Valerie
Clare Holman Sister Annette
Lorelei King Dr Cockburn
Shend Asylum-Nurse
John Bird Dr. Flue
Writing team
Graham Linehan Writer
Arthur Mathews Writer
Production team
Liddy Oldroyd Director
Sioned Wiliam Producer
Peter Fincham Executive Producer

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