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 2, Episode 6

Sketches include the actor who gets naked for his art; a sexy scarecrow; and the Numberwang robot who tries to take over the world.

Further details

That Mitchell And Webb Look. Robert Webb. Copyright: BBC.

Police are on the trail of a fiendish killer. They are desperate to establish his identity before he strikes again, but all he has left at the scene of the crime is a passport-sized photo and two recent utility bills.

Unlucky in love Liam meets his dream lady but, when he tries to woo her, it turns out he has a rival for her affections - a sexy scarecrow.

Meanwhile, breaking news - the UN have given up the war on terror as it's just too difficult. Instead they've declared war on the easier to defeat Bill Oddie.

And finally, it's Numberwang Night on BBC Two, and time for a look back at the history of the massively popular TV game show, from its invention, through its involvement in the cracking of the Enigma Code, to the time Numberwang's very own evil robot tried to take over the world.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 27th March 2008
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
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
Mark Evans Ensemble Actor
Toby Davies Ensemble Actor
Sarah Hadland Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Laura Aikman Ensemble Actor
Terence Maynard Ensemble Actor
Writing team
David Mitchell Writer
Robert Webb Writer
James Bachman Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Reddy Writer (Additional Material)
Jonathan Dryden-Taylor Writer (Additional Material)
Jason Hazeley Writer (Additional Material)
Joel Morris Writer (Additional Material)
Keiron Self Writer (Additional Material)
Giles New Writer (Additional Material)
John Morton Script Editor
Graham Mark Walker Writer
Ali Crockatt Writer (Additional Material)
David Scott Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Kerr Director
Gareth Edwards Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer

Video

A History of Numberwang

A sketch looking at the history of the Maths quiz.

Featuring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman, James Bachman, Paterson Joseph, Gus Brown, Mark Evans.

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