The Sarah Millican Television Programme. Sarah Millican. Copyright: So Television / Chopsy Productions.

The Sarah Millican Television Programme

BBC Two stand-up. 22 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2013. Stars Sarah Millican.

Series 2, Episode 4

Sarah talks to the BBC's political editor Nick Robinson about life in Downing Street, has a dream-like experience on the BBC Breakfast sofa with Bill Turnbull and goes clubbing with the cast of Geordie Shore.

Further details

The Sarah Millican Television Programme. Sarah Millican. Copyright: So Television / Chopsy Productions.

Nick Robinson, joining Sarah from outside that famous black front door, talks about the many hours he spends in Downing Street and the dangers of being caught short, "They won't even let us go through the front door for a pee."

Asked who his favourite politician is he says, "I'll tell you who I miss and I may get booed for this - George W Bush. He just gave great news conferences. They were fabulous. I once asked him a question when we were outside on an incredibly hot day in America and as I didn't have a hat or sun cream I was getting more and more red and the President looked at me and said, 'Next time you should cover your bald head.' And, as I thought he couldn't hear me as he walked off, I said 'I thought you didn't care' he turned round and said, 'I don't.'"

Making a dream like appearance on the famous BBC Breakfast sofa, Sarah joins Bill Turnbull to help present the news.

Talking about how he keeps going during the day after his early morning start, he says, "Later in the day I have a nap, bed, pyjamas and an hour and a half, the full deal."

Revealing a particularly healthy diet that perplexes Sarah and her audience and revealing a lot more than Sarah expects about his daily routine, he says, "Every half an hour there is a little break for regional news - it's three minutes and 15 seconds - so you only have time for a certain short sort of break. If you need a longer break you need to do it before or afterwards. After a while your body gets trained to know when is the time to go. It's a matter of self discipline!"

Sarah gets into party mood with the cast of Geordie Shore and is given some lessons on the finer points of clubbing.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th February 2013
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Sarah Millican Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Bill Turnbull Guest
    Nick Robinson Guest
    Gaz Beadle Guest
    Charlotte Crosby Guest
    Holly Hagan (as Holly Hogan) Guest
    James Tindale Guest
    Philip King (as Sarah's Dad) Self
    Writing team
    Sarah Millican Writer
    Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
    Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material)
    Caimh McDonnell Writer (Additional Material)
    Juliet Meyers Writer (Additional Material)
    Jim Pullin Writer (Additional Material)
    Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
    Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Geraldine Dowd Director
    Paul McGettigan Producer
    Graham Stuart Executive Producer
    Alan Tyler Executive Producer
    Jeremy Scott Editor
    Chris Webster Production Designer
    Jonathan Whitehead (as Trellis) Composer


    Sarah Millican's breakfast news with Bill Turnbull

    Sarah wonders if she'd be able to host breakfast TV and finds herself on the red sofa with Bill Turnbull.

    Featuring: Sarah Millican, Bill Turnbull.


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