That Mitchell And Webb Look. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, Robert Webb. Copyright: BBC.

That Mitchell And Webb Look

BBC Two sketch show starring Mitchell & Webb. 24 episodes (4 series), 2006 - 2010. Stars David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman, James Bachman and others.

Series 1, Episode 3

This week: a new government initiative to simplify asking for a chair in a pub and the first TV broadcast in history.

Further details

Nice Cop Nasty Cop - Rob plays a policeman who is a nasty cop and a nice cop all in one person...

Very Grand Designs - an estate agent shows a young couple around an unusual new property. Does it have a damp problem or is it a swimming pool?

Chip And Pin - Barry Chip leaves his double act partner Alan Fish to join forces with Roger Pin from Pin and Cushion. They hope to land the job publicising Chip and Pin, but it doesn't go according to plan.

The Green Clarinet - A mysterious stranger clad all in green gives Alan a green clarinet that can make people reveal embarrassing truths. Bit when Alan abuses it, powerful new forces are unleashed.

Early TV1 - a unique clip from the very first TV broadcast ever, including a discussion about which way the presenter should face, and whether or not it works like a telephone.

Is That Seat Taken? - David plays the chairman of the Committee for Eliminating Footing Social Misunderstandings. He presents his outline on how to ask if a chair is available.

Plus - The Honeymoon's Over Waiter; The Snooker Commentators discuss the pros and cons of GBH; Numberwang with Gyles Brandreth; Behind The Scenes - Typing; Friends Of Freddy; Daphne and Velma; Sir Digby and Ginger think they may have the makings of Crystal Meth; Behind The Scenes - Is David and Rob's Big Chicken Finale Broadcast-able, or will they have to cut it because of bird flu?

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th September 2006
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Mitchell Various
Robert Webb Various
Olivia Colman Ensemble Actor
James Bachman Ensemble Actor
Paterson Joseph Ensemble Actor
Gus Brown Ensemble Actor
Abigail Burdess Ensemble Actor
Mark Evans Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Gyles Brandreth Self
Writing team
David Mitchell Writer
Robert Webb Writer
James Bachman Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Reddy Writer (Additional Material)
John Morton Script Editor
Production team
David Kerr Director
Gareth Edwards Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer


The Green Clarinet

The Green Clarinet sketch from That Mitchell and Webb Look


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