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 6

The origins of job interviews, the Second World War pilots eye up some women, Dr Dennis Lincoln-Park examines a rare tulip, Jilted Jim is in the Jacuzzi, and more.

Further details

Dr Tia in Botswana reveals he isn't looking to change the culture of a continent, but just wants to earn the people's reverence.

We also discover the origins of job interviews when a new caveman wants to join the tribe; the Second World War pilots eye up two 'buff' women in uniform; Dr Dennis Lincoln-Park is in the Dutch university town of Leighton with a rare and precious tulip; Weird Howard joins in on stag-do stories and relays a practical joke he played on a friend involving potassium hydrochloride from a Russian website; and Jilted Jim pops up from the bottom of the Jacuzzi, where he's been for four minutes trying to starve his brain of oxygen in a desperate attempt to forget the memory of his wife's fling.

A group of workers are also about to tap into the terrorist Firewall when their boss comes up with a solution and introduces a masseur for "wellness in the workplace".

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 27th November 2009
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
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
Dan Skinner Ensemble Actor
Martha Howe-Douglas Ensemble Actor
Jessica Ransom Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Geoffrey McGivern Ensemble Actor
Rhashan Stone Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
David Cadji-Newby Writer
Ali Crockatt Writer
David Scott Writer
Nico Tatarowicz Writer
Laurence Howarth Writer
Ben Edwards Writer
Simon Ludders Writer
Alexander Armstrong Writer
Ben Miller Writer
Jon Foster Writer
Dan Gaster Writer
Alistair Griggs Writer
James Lamont Writer
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Carl Carter Writer
Tony Cooke Writer
Production team
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Caroline Norris Producer
Alexander Armstrong Executive Producer
Ben Miller Executive Producer
Helen Williams Executive Producer

Videos

The Origin of Job Interviews

The first ever job interview.

Featuring: Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller, Jim Howick.

'When You're Gay' Song

Brabbins and Fyffe have a queer little song to sing.

Featuring: Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller.

RAF Airmen Chat Up Some Hotties

The RAF pilots spot two 'hotties' and decide to try and chat them up.

Featuring: Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller.

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