The Armstrong & Miller Show. Image shows from L to R: Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller.

The Armstrong & Miller Show

BBC One sketch show with. 19 episodes (3 series), 2007 - 2010. Stars Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller, David Armand, Karen Hayley and others.

Series 2, Episode 4

Divorced Dad tells his son the reason Tilly Green hasn't replied to his text is because she's out of his league. Meanwhile, a boxer's coach fills the one-minute silence by telling him that, sometimes, he sees fairies at the end of his bed.

Further details

Other sketches in this episode include the busy CEO learning from his assistants that lions can't swim and there's actually no pepper in Dr Pepper; the origins of the dinner party are revealed as Neanderthals sit down to a spot of mammoth and mugs of blood; the Second World War pilots aren't pleased to be roped into digging the escape tunnel - the dirt is bad for their asthma and definitely against health and safety; Jilted Jim continues to cause havoc in Hawaii by letting slip that Phil said men cheating was inevitable; and an undercover operation is ruined when a reasonable boss turns up to tell his employees that working past 5pm isn't acceptable and to get themselves home.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th November 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alexander Armstrong Various
Ben Miller Various
David Armand Ensemble Actor
Jim Howick Ensemble Actor
Katherine Jakeways Ensemble Actor
Lucy Montgomery Ensemble Actor
Tyger Drew-Honey Ensemble Actor
Dan Skinner Ensemble Actor
Martha Howe-Douglas Ensemble Actor
Jessica Ransom Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Mark Bussell Writer
David Cadji-Newby Writer
Ali Crockatt Writer
Justin Sbresni Writer
David Scott Writer
Nico Tatarowicz Writer
Laurence Howarth Writer
Alexander Armstrong Writer
Ben Miller Writer
Dan Gaster Writer
Alistair Griggs Writer
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Production team
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Caroline Norris Producer
Alexander Armstrong Executive Producer
Ben Miller Executive Producer
Helen Williams Executive Producer


RAF Airmen's Escape Plan

The RAF pilots mount an escape attempt from a POW camp. Sort of. "This isn't Nazi Germany". "Yes it is".

Featuring: Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller, David Armand, Jim Howick.

Gay Bar Song

A period rendition of Gay Bar by Electric Six.

Featuring: Alexander Armstrong.


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