British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves (2016)

Documentary celebrating the British sitcom and taking a look at the social and political context from which our favourite sitcoms grew. We enjoy a trip through the comedy archive in the company of the people who made some of the very best British sitcoms. From The Likely Lads to I'm Alan Partridge, we find out the inspiration behind some of the most-loved characters and how they reflect the times they were living in.

Directing:
  • Breid McLoone

Stars:
Release Date: 2016-09-12
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 60
Annette Crosbie
Annette Crosb...
Margaret Meldrew (archive footage) (uncredited)
James Corden
James Corden
Himself / Smithy
Nicholas Lyndhurst
Nicholas Lynd...
Rodney Trotter (archive footage) (uncredited)
Janine Duvitski
Janine Duvits...
Pippa (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kathy Burke
Kathy Burke
Linda (archive footage) (uncredited)
Rebecca Front
Rebecca Front
Herself - Narrator (voice)
Steve Coogan
Steve Coogan
Himself / Alan Partridge
John Bluthal
John Bluthal
Frank Pickle (archive footage) (uncredited)
Joanna Lumley
Joanna Lumley
Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)
Hugh Dennis
Hugh Dennis
Himself
Lee Mack
Lee Mack
Himself
Richard Curtis
Richard Curti...
Himself
Jack Dee
Jack Dee
Himself
Michael Grade
Michael Grade
Himself
Nerys Hughes
Nerys Hughes
Herself
Adil Ray
Adil Ray
Himself
Josh Widdicombe
Josh Widdicom...
Himself
Caroline Aherne
Caroline Aher...
Denise Best (archive footage) (uncredited)
James Bolam
James Bolam
Terry Collier (archive footage) (uncredited)
Richard Briers
Richard Brier...
Acting Role (archive footage) (uncredited)
Craig Cash
Craig Cash
Dave Best (archive footage) (uncredited)
John Cleese
John Cleese
Basil Fawlty (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mel Giedroyc
Mel Giedroyc
Beverly-Jane (archive footage) (uncredited)
Michael Gwynn
Michael Gwynn
Lord Melbury (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mathew Horne
Mathew Horne
Gavin (archive footage) (uncredited)
David Jason
David Jason
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter (archive footage) (uncredited)
Roger Lloyd Pack
Roger Lloyd P...
Owen Newitt (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dermot Morgan
Dermot Morgan
Father Ted Crilly (archive footage) (uncredited)
Warren Mitchell
Warren Mitche...
Alf Garnett (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ardal O'Hanlon
Ardal O'Hanlo...
Father Dougal McGuire (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jennifer Saunders
Jennifer Saun...
Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)
Joanna Page
Joanna Page
Stacey (archive footage) (uncredited)
Trevor Peacock
Trevor Peacoc...
Jim Trott (archive footage) (uncredited)
Julia Sawalha
Julia Sawalha
Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)
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