A Short History Of Everything Else. Image shows from L to R: Charlie Baker, Griff Rhys Jones, Marcus Brigstocke. Copyright: Twofour.

A Short History Of Everything Else

Channel 4 panel show. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2012. Stars Griff Rhys Jones, Charlie Baker and Marcus Brigstocke.

A Short History Of Everything Else

New panel show hosted by Griff Rhys Jones which makes use of TV archive footage. With team captains Marcus Brigstocke & Charlie Baker

Panel Show
Channel 4
6   (1 series)
Griff Rhys Jones, Charlie Baker and Marcus Brigstocke
Griff Rhys Jones, Paul Powell and Ged Parsons
Geraldine Dowd
Darren Sole, Sean Doherty, Francesca Palmer and Helen Younger

Griff Rhys Jones hosts this brand new comedy panel show that, with the aid of TV archive footage, examines our shared experiences of the past 30 years.

This series will delve into our shared history through a mixture of memorable, odd and forgotten clips, throwing new and alternative perspectives on to our past.

Each week Griff Rhys Jones will be joined by two regular team captains, Marcus Brigstocke and Charlie Baker who, along with a guest, will try to prove that they remember more about 'everything else' than the other team, adding their own irreverent interpretations along the way.

Rhys Jones says: "This is a serious nostalgia-fest. The haircuts, the hits and the horrors. It's all flooding back. Actually it's a great way of gathering up the recent past. Personally, I can't wait, and I'm in it."

A Short History Of Everything Else will provide an alternative view on our social history. Along with the archive gems, the banter from Griff and the panel will bring to life and celebrate the last few decades - from the sublime to the ridiculous, and the serious to the highly questionable.

Commissioner Ralph Lee says: "This entertaining new series will be a satirical and engaging look back at strikes, depression, unemployment figures and the faux-pas of yesterday's leaders - hopefully offering an escape from the strikes, depression and leaders of today."

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 13th June 2012 on Channel 4 at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 20th July 2012 on Channel 4 at 11:10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 17th August 2012 at 2:35am

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