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Series cast summary:
Tom Meeten ...  Delivery man / ... 4 episodes, 2002-2008
Alice Lowe ...  Claire / ... 3 episodes, 2001-2006
Simon Greenall Simon Greenall ...  Narrator / ... 3 episodes, 2004-2006
Paul Putner ...  Charleton / ... 3 episodes, 1999-2001
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Barunka O'Shaughnessy ...  Tour Guide / ... 3 episodes, 2004-2010
Charlie Skelton Charlie Skelton ...  Charles Skelton / ... 2 episodes, 2000-2002
Rufus Jones ...  Various 2 episodes, 2006-2010
Mark Williams ...  Mr. Anderson / ... 2 episodes, 2000-2001
Jason Byrne Jason Byrne ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1998-1999
Ricky Gervais ...  Clive Meadows / ... 2 episodes, 1999-2007
Iain Lee ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 2 episodes, 1999-2000
Tim Plester ...  Tam Brady 2 episodes, 2002-2006
Patrick Moore Patrick Moore ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1998-2002
Matthew Delamere ...  Dave / ... 2 episodes, 1999-2001
Miranda Hart ...  Various 2 episodes, 2005-2006
Jay Simpson ...  Geoff / ... 2 episodes, 1998-2006
Gary Lewis ...  Alec / ... 2 episodes, 1999-2007
Dominic Coleman ...  Policeman 2 episodes, 2001-2002
Daisy Haggard ...  Sarah 2 episodes, 2005-2006
Katy Wix ...  Laura MacDougal / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Nico Tatarowicz ...  Orwell / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Peter Slater Peter Slater ...  Passenger on Bus / ... 2 episodes, 1998-2008
Cavan Clerkin 2 episodes, 1998-1999
Terry Jones ...  Handyman / ... 2 episodes, 2001-2010
Morwenna Banks ...  Angel / ... 2 episodes, 2001-2007
Kevin Eldon ...  Various 2 episodes, 2001-2007
Mackenzie Crook ...  Restaurant Manager 2 episodes, 2001-2002
Kevin Bishop ...  Dan / ... 2 episodes, 2002-2007
Steve Oram ...  Carl / ... 2 episodes, 2002-2005
Gareth Tunley ...  Miles 2 episodes, 2004-2005
Katherine Jakeways Katherine Jakeways ...  Lucienne Porter / ... 2 episodes, 2005
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A selection of one-off new comedies, sitcom, stand-up or other, from different writers and production companies. Some have served as pilots, and have been commissioned for full stand-alone series.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1998 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Budget:

GBP70,000 (estimated)
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Room 5 See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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