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The Catherine Tate Show

BBC Two sketch show. 21 episodes (3 series), 2004 - 2009. Stars Catherine Tate, Mathew Horne, Niky Wardley, Angela McHale, Bruce Mackinnon, Jonathan McGuinness, Ella Kenion and others.

The Catherine Tate Show.

The Catherine Tate Show

Popular sketch show starring Catherine Tate as a range of characters, including a rude nan and a talkative teenager

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2004 - 2009
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
21   (3 series)
Starring
Catherine Tate, Mathew Horne, Niky Wardley, Angela McHale, Bruce Mackinnon, Jonathan McGuinness, Ella Kenion, James Holmes and others
Writers
Catherine Tate, Derren Litten, Aschlin Ditta, Gordon Anderson, Mathew Horne, Arthur Mathews, Bruce Mackinnon, Jenny Lecoat and others
Director
Gordon Anderson
Producer
Geoffrey Perkins

The Catherine Tate Show features Catherine Tate playing a wide range of characters, including the unforgettable Lauren Cooper, a stroppy teenager, and the equally spirited Nan Taylor, the scourge of Meals On Wheels.

Other favourites include die-hard romantic Elaine Figgis, and her worldwide search for love; Paul and Sam in their endlessly hysterical life; Kate and Ellen, the bickering work colleagues; Bernie the inappropriate Irish nurse; Vern and Irene with their burger van, and of course, not forgetting Derek Faye - the modern gentleman bachelor.

Production Details

Production companies
Soundtrack
Theme tune for the first series was titled In These Shoes, written by Kirsty MacColl and Pete Glenister and performed by Kirsty MacColl. Theme tune for all the following series and specials was composed by Howard Goodall.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 16th February 2004 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 25th December 2009 on BBC One at 10:30pm
Last repeat
Saturday 2nd February 2019 at 9:00pm on W

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