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The Story Of Slapstick

BBC Two documentary. 1 episode in 2009. Features Vic Reeves, Mathew Horne, Reece Shearsmith, Ben Miller, Sally Phillips, Graeme Garden, Neil Innes and others.

The Story Of Slapstick

Documentary narrated by Miranda Hart charting the highs and lows of physical comedy and examining the audience's love of visual humour

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2009
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Features
Vic Reeves, Mathew Horne, Reece Shearsmith, Ben Miller, Sally Phillips, Graeme Garden, Neil Innes, Barry Cryer and others
Director
Breid McLoone
Producer
Breid McLoone

The Story Of Slapstick featuring pies and pratfalls from over a century of comedy and entertainment programming including Monty Python, Charlie Chaplin, Morecambe and Wise and even Hole in the Wall. Featuring analysis from great physical gag practitioners including Vic Reeves, Mathew Horne, Reece Shearsmith, Ben Miller and Sally Phillips.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 26th December 2009 on BBC Two at 10:15pm
Episode length
1 hour
Last repeat
Sunday 25th May 2014 at 12:45am