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 3, Episode 5

Sarah welcomes money saving expert Martin Lewis, history man Dan Cruickshank, Made in Chelsea's Gabriella Ellis and vocal coach Samantha Mesagno.

Further details

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

Martin Lewis, asked at what temperature the thermostat is set in his own house, he says, "Four jumpers and a big blanket and it's turned off as soon as the winter ends. But I've got a little baby now and she's more important than saving money."

Revealing he once bought a bunch of flowers for his wife for 20p at the supermarket, Martin says, "Normally when you buy flowers you take the price off but I was so proud of the bargain I left it on to show her. She was delighted, she is tighter than I am!"

Dan Cruickshank, asked what it was like to read his own obituary for his series, The Art of Dying, says, "I didn't ask to read it. You know what TV is like, it's pretty ghastly and the producer decided to have my obituary written. It was disappointingly short."

Gabriella Ellis joins Sarah to chat about Made in Chelsea. Asked how posh she actually is, she says, "We live in Chelsea so we get branded as really posh but we are the same as everyone else I like to think."

On leaving the series she says, "It was really difficult. I actually didn't tell anyone I was leaving until I announced it in the show and everyone burst into tears. It was two years of my life and it was a big part of it."

To fit in with the Chelsea set Sarah enlists the help of vocal coach Samantha Mesagno to help her speak "dead posh" with some interesting oral postures and results.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 22nd October 2013
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Sarah Millican Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Martin Lewis Guest
    Dan Cruickshank Guest
    Gabriella Ellis Guest
    Samantha Mesagno Guest
    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)
    Geoff Norcott Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Geraldine Dowd Director
    Mark Barrett Series Producer
    Graham Stuart Executive Producer
    Alan Tyler Executive Producer
    Phil Moss Editor
    Jason Boxall Editor
    Chris Webster Production Designer
    Jonathan Whitehead (as Trellis) Composer


    Made In Chelsea vocal coaching for Sarah

    Sarah is joined by Made in Chelsea star Gabriella Ellis and vocal coach Samatha Mesagno who tries to teach Sarah how to 'talk posh'.


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