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.

See Also

Frost On Satire

David Frost charts the story of satire and its impact on 20th-century politics. Features interviews with famous satarists from the UK and USA.


Beyond The Fringe

Hugely influential satirical play, written and performed by Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Alan Bennett.


Frost's Weekly

Developed from writer Eddie Braben's radio series The Worst Show On The Wireless, David Frost presents a TV comedy series.


Frost On Sketch Shows

Sir David Frost traces the development of the sketch show over the last fifty years, from variety theatre to primetime television.



Final entry in the great 1960s satire boom, notable to include the first use of the 'F word' on British television.