The Fast Show Special. Image shows from L to R: Charlie Higson, Lucy Montgomery, Simon Day, Paul Whitehouse, Arabella Weir. Copyright: Down The Line Productions.

The Fast Show Special

BBC Two sketch show. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2014. Stars Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse, Arabella Weir, John Thomson, Caroline Aherne, Simon Day, Rhys Thomas and others.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 23rd May 2014

Ted and Ralph investigate Twitter, Rowley Birkin QC talks about... who knows what?, a veteran crooner with memory problems appears on Jazz Club, and the residents of Downtown Abbey get a new butler.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 26th May 2014

Swiss Toni holds forth on bicycles, foreign TV station Channel 9 attempts to fit three hours of news into 30 seconds, eco-warrior Dave Angel is not happy about the breakfast arrangements on his recent eco summit in Helsinki, and Bob Fleming and Jed Thomas go on their own version of The Trip.