The One.... Ronnie Corbett. Copyright: BBC / Little Britain Productions.

The One...

BBC One sketch show. 4 episodes (1 series), 2010 - 2012. Stars Ronnie Corbett, Lenny Henry, Jasper Carrott and Griff Rhys Jones.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The One Griff Rhys Jones

Griff takes centre stage in this all-star sketch show, where he will be joined by some of the biggest names in television.

Further details

The One.... Griff Rhys Jones. Copyright: BBC / Little Britain Productions.

Griff takes centre stage in this all-star sketch show, where he will be joined by some of the biggest names in television, including Hugh Bonneville (Twenty Twelve), Tom Hollander (Rev) and Larry Lamb (Gavin & Stacey). And Mel Smith will be doubling up with Griff, as they reprise their iconic Smith And Jones head to head sketch.


Despite numerous mentions both in publicity and during the episode itself, The One Griff was not the first time in 16 years that Jones had starred in a comedy programme, nor appeared with Mel Smith: the 2008 retrospective series The Smith & Jones Sketchbook had been presented by both men, and included a number of newly recorded 'head to head' sketches.

Broadcast details

Monday 16th January 2012
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Griff Rhys Jones Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Hugh Bonneville Bob Williams
    Tom Hollander Colleague
    Larry Lamb Bank Robbers' Leader
    Kevin McNally (as Kevin R McNally) Squire Bandyman
    Perry Benson Mr Red
    Michael Melia Mr Black
    Paul Putner Friend on Sofa
    Patricia Hodge Wife
    Mel Smith Self
    Laura Haddock Actor
    Joshua McGuire (as Josh McGuire) Actor
    Dominic Applewhite Actor
    William Hartley Actor
    Aaron Ishmael Actor
    Writing team
    Jason Hazeley Writer
    Joel Morris Writer
    John Finnemore Writer
    Kevin Cecil Writer
    Andy Riley Writer
    Paul Cornwell Writer
    Mike Haskins Writer
    Kasper Hauser Writer
    Griff Rhys Jones Writer
    Mark Burton Writer
    John O'Farrell Writer
    Paul Powell Writer
    Production team
    Geoff Posner Director
    Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
    Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
    Mark Freeland Executive Producer
    Geoff Posner Executive Producer
    Gareth Edwards Associate Producer
    Jake Bernard Editor
    Gary Hewson Editor
    David Hitchcock Production Designer
    Simon Rogers Production Designer
    Jakko M. Jakszyk Composer


    Griff Rhys Jones: Million Million Bonus sketch

    Griff Rhys Jones and Hugh Bonneville perform a banking-based sketch where it seems Griff's character is less than pleased with his bonus...

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    Featuring: Griff Rhys Jones, Hugh Bonneville (Bob Williams).


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