British Comedy Guide

That Was The Week That Was. Copyright: BBC.

That Was The Week That Was

BBC One sketch show satire. 37 episodes (2 series), 1962 - 1963. Stars David Frost, Millicent Martin, Kenneth Cope, David Kernan and others.

That Was The Week That Was. Image shows from L to R: David Frost, Roy Kinnear, Kenneth Cope, Lance Percival, William Rushton. Copyright: BBC.

That Was The Week That Was

Groundbreaking and controversial weekly satire series, fronted by David Frost, Millicent Martin, Ken Cope, Lance Percival, Willie Rushton and others

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1962 - 1963
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
37   (2 series)
Creator
Ned Sherrin
Starring
David Frost, Millicent Martin, Kenneth Cope, David Kernan, Bernard Levin, Lance Percival, William Rushton, Roy Kinnear and others
Writers
David Frost, Christopher Booker, Peter Lewis, Peter Dobreiner, Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, Gerald Kaufman, David Nathan and others
Director
Ned Sherrin
Producer
Ned Sherrin

Biting, irreverent and ground-breaking live topical satire series, shining a light on affairs both domestic, international - and personal.

Hosted by David Frost with songs, commentary, sketches, comedy monologues and interviews, the regular ensemble cast was lead by Millicent Martin, Kenneth Cope, William Rushton, Lance Percival, Roy Kinnear and Bernard Levin.

Production data

Use the menu bar above to access more pages.

Share this page