The Saturday Night Armistice

BBC Two sketch show satirising the news. 24 episodes (3 series), 1995 - 1999. Stars Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham and David Schneider.

The Saturday Night Armistice

Topical and sly entertainment show presented by Armando Iannucci with Peter Baynham and David Schneider

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1995 - 1999
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
24   (3 series)
Starring
Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham and David Schneider
Writers
Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, David Schneider, Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, Sarah Smith, Graham Linehan, Arthur Mathews and others
Directors
Steve Bendelack, Andy de Emmony, John Kilby and Phil Chilvers
Producer
Sarah Smith

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Friday Night Armistice (Series 2-3)
Soundtrack
Title music by Jonathan Whitehead.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 24th June 1995 on BBC Two at 9:50pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 1st January 1999 on BBC Two at 9:05pm

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