The Day Today. Chris Morris. Copyright: TalkbackThames.

The Day Today

BBC Two sketch show about the news. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series) in 1994. Stars Chris Morris, Steve Coogan, Doon Mackichan, Rebecca Front and others.

See Also

On The Hour

Radio news satire presented by Chris Morris which was renowned for its savage dissection of news and current affairs programming and presentation.


Four Lions

A film by Chris Morris mocking Islamic extremism and suicide bombers. It follows the exploits of four wannabe suicide bombers.



Fast-paced series in which Nick Doody and Matt Kirshen present listeners with a mixed-up world based on the mangle of mis- and information online.


The Thick Of It

Satirical political sitcom. Number 10's foul-mouthed policy enforcer Malcolm Tucker rules the Government's PR team with an iron fist.


The News At Bedtime

Radio comedy from the writers of Private Eye. Stars Jack Dee and Peter Capaldi as two news readers in a fairytale land.


Taking The Flak

Comedy drama following a team of journalists in a war zone who are in a state of perpetual danger, not just from bombs... but each other too.


Drop The Dead Donkey

Sitcom set at GlobeLink News, a TV news station which is ordered to start taking a sensationalist stance to the news by its new owner.


Doon Your Way

Doon Mackichan parodies a range of radio shows in this satirical comedy which, at the time, caused much controversy.


I'm Alan Partridge

Deluded, insincere, tactless and largely talentless TV chat show host Alan Partridge is reduced to hosting a back-water local radio show.