UK Sketch Comedy

Welcome to the section devoted to all things UK sketch comedy. An extremely comprehensive section set out in an A-Z format. Work your way through the section by clicking on the links below. Each entry includes all the key information you need with production credits (writers, producers, networks responsible for the shows, number of episodes, years show ran, etc), a full synopsis with any relevant details and full cast lists (as well as characters played).

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BUT SERIOUSLY – IT’S SHEILA HANCOCK(BBC 1972)

UK / BBC Two / 6x30 minute episodes / 1972-73 3 December

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CANNON AND BALL(ITV 1978-1990)

UK / ITV Network (LWT-Yorkshire) / 75 episodes 4x15 minute episodes 43x30

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Marti CAINE (1945-95)

The New Faces winner and comedian had several general entertainment style shows

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CABARET AT THE JONGLEURS (BBC Two 1988)

UK / BBC Two-Real to Reel / 7x30 minute episodes / 1988

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CABARET (BBC Two 1985)

BBC Two / 4x45 minute episodes / 1985 23 January -20 February

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BYNG – HO (BBC 1938-1939)

BBC / 1x20 minute episodes 1x35 minute episodes / 1938-39 Producer: Reginald

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CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS, THE

The Cambridge Footlights was founded in 1883 and various of their annual

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DICKIE VALENTINE SHOW, THE

Sketch and music series. The 1956 run was a series of 6x45

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