The Catherine Tate Show. Catherine Tate
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 3, Episode 5

Nan appears on Paul O'Grady's teatime show and broadcasts her horrible views to the nation. The Aga Saga Woman takes a wrong turn into Tottenham and Lauren refuses to speak French for a French oral exam.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Thursday 23rd November 2006
30 minutes


  1. Saturday 30th December 2023 at 11:00pm on W
  2. Sunday 31st December 2023 at 10:40pm on W

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 12th December 2011 11:05pm W
Wednesday 18th January 2012 10:00pm W
Wednesday 21st March 2012 1:45am W
Thursday 22nd March 2012 12:20am W
Tuesday 11th December 2012 12:45am W
Tuesday 15th January 2013 12:40am W
Saturday 16th February 2013 12:20am W
Monday 26th August 2013 2:30am W
Monday 26th August 2013 11:30pm W
Saturday 19th April 2014 10:30pm W
Saturday 28th June 2014 10:40pm W
Friday 30th January 2015 9:00pm Gold
Saturday 31st January 2015 1:00am Gold
Thursday 29th October 2015 9:30pm Gold
Friday 30th October 2015 1:50am Gold
Monday 16th November 2015 9:30pm Gold
Sunday 3rd January 2016 12:10am W
Friday 12th February 2016 9:20pm Gold
Tuesday 24th May 2016 11:40pm W
Thursday 7th July 2016 3:05am Gold
Thursday 21st July 2016 10:40pm W
Wednesday 14th September 2016 3:00am Gold
Monday 5th December 2016 10:40pm W
Tuesday 20th December 2016 12:00am W
Tuesday 20th December 2016 10:40pm W
Tuesday 27th December 2016 1:10am Gold
Thursday 2nd February 2017 12:00am W
Wednesday 2nd August 2017 10:00pm W
Monday 19th March 2018 11:00pm W
Saturday 16th June 2018 10:20pm W
Tuesday 10th July 2018 11:40pm W
Wednesday 11th July 2018 11:00pm W
Saturday 15th September 2018 9:30pm W
Thursday 25th October 2018 11:20pm W
Saturday 7th December 2019 9:40pm W
Saturday 11th July 2020 10:40pm W
Saturday 22nd August 2020 11:00pm W
Saturday 17th October 2020 10:40pm W
Friday 18th December 2020 11:20pm W
Monday 4th January 2021 1:00am W
Friday 5th November 2021 10:40pm W
Saturday 6th November 2021 9:40pm W
Friday 17th December 2021 10:00pm W
Saturday 18th December 2021 9:00pm W
Friday 11th February 2022 10:40pm W
Saturday 12th February 2022 9:40pm W
Friday 17th June 2022 10:40pm W
Saturday 18th June 2022 9:40pm W
Friday 21st October 2022 11:20pm W
Saturday 22nd October 2022 9:40pm W
Saturday 3rd December 2022 1:30am W
Saturday 3rd December 2022 10:05pm W
Friday 25th August 2023 11:10pm W
Saturday 26th August 2023 10:40pm W
Friday 17th November 2023 11:40pm W
Saturday 18th November 2023 9:40pm W

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
Richard Lumsden Various
Aschlin Ditta Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Paul O'Grady Self
Brian Murphy Ensemble Actor
Andy Dennehy Ensemble Actor
Jennifer Rae Daykin Ensemble Actor
Charlie Hicks Ensemble Actor
Martin Akehurst Ensemble Actor
Nigel Betts Ensemble Actor
Lorna Brown Ensemble Actor
Neil Stuke Ensemble Actor
Melanie Hudson Ensemble Actor
Nicholas Sidi (as Nick Sidi) Ensemble Actor
Niky Wardley Ensemble Actor
Dominic West Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Catherine Tate Writer
Aschlin Ditta Writer
Gordon Anderson Writer
Mathew Horne Writer
Niky Wardley Writer
Jonathan Harvey Writer
Production team
Gordon Anderson Director
Geoffrey Perkins Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Caroline Wyard Line Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Kate Day Casting Director
John Sorapure Director of Photography
Sarah Burns Costume Designer
Vanessa White Make-up Designer
Christopher Clayton (as Chris Clayton) Lighting Designer
Adam Lock 1st Assistant Director


Lauren's French exam

Lauren gets worked up over her French exam.

Featuring: Catherine Tate.

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