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Big Train 

A British sketch comedy show where people in ordinary situations suddenly find themselves in absurd situations.
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2002   1998  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kevin Eldon ...  Various Roles 12 episodes, 1998-2002
Mark Heap ...  Various Roles 12 episodes, 1998-2002
Simon Pegg ...  Various Roles 12 episodes, 1998-2002
Julia Davis ...  Various roles 7 episodes, 1998-2002
Amelia Bullmore ...  Various roles / ... 7 episodes, 1998-2002
Catherine Tate ...  Various Roles 7 episodes, 1998-2002
Rebecca Front ...  Various roles 6 episodes, 2002
Tracy Ann Oberman Tracy Ann Oberman ...  Various roles 6 episodes, 2002
Barry Davies Barry Davies ...  Stare-Out Commentator 6 episodes, 1998
Phil Cornwell ...  Stare-Out Commentator 6 episodes, 1998
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A British sketch comedy show where people in ordinary situations suddenly find themselves in absurd situations.

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Like reality, only better!

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Большая возня See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

TalkBack Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color
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Quotes

Customer: [a customer enters a ball shop, footballs, tennis balls etc]
Customer: Hi, I'd like a ball please.
Ball Shop Owner: Terribly sorry, but we don't sell balls.
Customer: Oh... ok. Bye
Customer: [he leaves]
Ball Shop Owner: [notices the balls on the walls] Oh wait...! We've got plenty of balls.
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Referenced in Comedy Connections: Geoffrey Perkins (2008) See more »

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Big Train
Performed by Max Greger and his Orchestra
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User Reviews

Hilarious, original comedy show.
2 September 2004 | by gavsalkeldSee all my reviews

BIG TRAIN (UK, 1998)

A brilliant show that, sadly, did not run for very long on British screens. The superb cast, who are able to carry even the most craziest of sketches, do a great job and the writing is spot-on.

Some of the sketches, especially those featured in the first series are classic. The sniper farmer, the Bee Gees shootout, the stare-outs, the boss with a phobia of spoons and of course the little boy on the bike. Real laugh-out-loud stuff.

Superb, fresh comedy at its most British. Love it!

GAV


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