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

Sketch Show
1962 - 1963
37   (2 series)
Ned Sherrin
David Frost, Millicent Martin, Kenneth Cope, David Kernan, Bernard Levin, Lance Percival, William Rushton, Roy Kinnear and others
David Frost, Christopher Booker, Peter Lewis, Peter Dobreiner, Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, Gerald Kaufman, David Nathan and others
Ned Sherrin
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 Details

Production company
Also known as
  • TW3
Black and white
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 24th November 1962 on BBC One at 10:40pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 28th December 1963 on BBC One at 10:30pm
Length of episodes
50 minutes

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