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, Episode 2

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.

Broadcast details

Monday 26th May 2014
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Charlie Higson Various
Paul Whitehouse Various
Arabella Weir Various
John Thomson Various
Caroline Aherne Various
Simon Day Various
Rhys Thomas Ensemble Actor
Lucy Montgomery Ensemble Actor
Hayley Steele Ensemble Actor
Lizzie Lydall Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Paul Whitehouse Writer
Charlie Higson Writer
Brendan O'Casey Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Charlie Higson Director
Paul Whitehouse Director
Charlie Higson Producer
Paul Whitehouse Producer
Ali Bryer Carron (as Ali Carron) Producer


Johnny and Katie

Johnny and Katie are spending a quiet afternoon painting...

Featuring: Charlie Higson, Arabella Weir.

Colin does the David Brent dance

Colin impresses Doreen by doing Ricky Gervais' dance from The Office.

Featuring: Charlie Higson, Arabella Weir, Simon Day.


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