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The Catherine Tate Show

The Catherine Tate Show

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Two
  • 2004 - 2009
  • 21 episodes (3 series)

Popular sketch show starring Catherine Tate as a range of characters, including a rude nan and a talkative teenager. Also features Mathew Horne, Niky Wardley, Ella Kenion, Rebecca Front, Angela McHale and more.

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Series 2 - The Catherine Tate Christmas Show

Nan meets up with Charlotte Church, Lauren prepares a rather special 'X Factor' performance and Derek Faye gets a very special role in the Christmas pantomime.


This episode marks the first Christmas special.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 20th December 2005
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 13th December 2013 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 14th December 2013 12:15am Gold
Wednesday 10th December 2014 11:25pm Gold
Thursday 11th December 2014 2:05am Gold
Sunday 14th December 2014 10:50pm Gold
Monday 15th December 2014 1:00am Gold
Saturday 28th March 2015 9:00pm Gold
Sunday 30th August 2015 3:25am Gold
Tuesday 8th September 2015 1:55am Gold
Sunday 13th September 2015 1:25am Gold
Saturday 19th September 2015 2:30am Gold
Monday 7th December 2015 11:00pm Gold
Tuesday 8th December 2015 2:20am Gold
Thursday 17th November 2016 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 24th November 2016 11:00pm Gold
Saturday 3rd December 2016 9:40pm Gold
Monday 5th December 2016 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 18th April 2017 1:10am Gold
Saturday 29th April 2017 7:10pm Gold
Friday 24th November 2017 12:20am Gold
Tuesday 28th November 2017 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 29th November 2017 12:30am Gold
Friday 1st December 2017 1:35am Gold

Cast & crew

Catherine Tate Various
Mathew Horne Various
Niky Wardley Various
Ella Kenion Various
Rebecca Front 'Elaine Figgis' Documentary Narrator
Angela McHale Various
Bruce Mackinnon Various
Jonathan McGuinness Various
Derren Litten Various
Aschlin Ditta Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Charlotte Church Self
Lee Ross Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Catherine Tate Writer
Aschlin Ditta Writer
Derren Litten Writer
Gordon Anderson Writer
Jenny Lecoat Writer
Ella Kenion Writer
Niky Wardley Writer
Production team
Gordon Anderson Director
Geoffrey Perkins Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Philippa Catt Line Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Kate Day Casting Director
John Sorapure Director of Photography
Lucia Santa-Maria Costume Designer
Vanessa White Make-up Designer
Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
Steve Roberts 1st Assistant Director

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