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The Rob Brydon Show

BBC Two chat show. 21 episodes (3 series), 2010 - 2012. Stars Rob Brydon.

Series 2

The Rob Brydon Show. Image shows from L to R: Rob Brydon, Matt Lucas. Copyright: Arbie.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 22nd July 2011

Rob Brydon returns with his unique show. He meets Little Britain star Matt Lucas for lively banter on everything from musicals to David Beckham. Rob shows off his singing voice with The Script. Plus, stand-up and opera from ventriloquist Nina Conti.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 29th July 2011

Rob Brydon meets stand-up comedian, musician and actor, Bill Bailey. British R&B soul star, Beverley Knight also joins Rob for a special duet close to both of their hearts, and up-and-coming Australian comedian Celia Pacquola provides some cheeky stand-up.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 5th August 2011

Rob Brydon meets the Godfather of entertainment, Sir Bruce Forsyth. Sophie Ellis Bextor and Rob perform an unusual ballad. Plus, stand-up comedy from rising Welsh comedian Elis James.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 12th August 2011

Rob Brydon meets Chris O'Dowd, star of the blockbuster comedy movie, Bridesmaids. Ronnie Wood and Mick Hucknall join Rob for a singalong and The Faces perform live. Plus, stand-up comedy from Josh Widdicombe.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 19th August 2011

Rob Brydon has a royal visit from the legendary Dame Edna Everage and the evergreen Will Young. The unique combination of guests results in some masterful double entendres and a colourful duet. There's also stand-up comedy from the up-and-coming Phil Wang.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 26th August 2011

Rob Brydon gets up close and personal with Frank Skinner. Manchester band Hurts perform their single Wonderful Life and Rob attempts to impress them with his musical prowess. There's also stand-up comedy from Joe Wilkinson.


Highlights Special: An Insider's View

First broadcast: Friday 2nd September 2011

A chance to see highlights and exclusive unseen footage from the series through the eyes of Rob's ex-comedy partner Dai Young. Dai, now a performer/publican in Wales, introduces clips from the likes of Matt Lucas, Bill Bailey, Ronnie Wood, Sir Bruce Forsyth, and Dame Edna Everage. But there's a slighty familiar look about Dai.


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Christmas Special: The Rob Brydon Show Christmas Special

First broadcast: Monday 19th December 2011

Noel Fielding, Sarah Harding, Rhys Darby and Angelos Epithemiou join Rob for some egg nog and festive cheer.

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