Little Britain (2003-2005)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 2003-09-16

Runtime: 30 minutes

Genre(s): Comedy

Language(s): English


Little Britain is a British character-based comedy sketch show which was first broadcast on BBC radio and then turned into a television show. It was written by comic duo David Walliams and Matt Lucas. The show's title is an amalgamation of the terms 'Little England' and 'Great Britain', and is also the name of a Victorian neighbourhood and modern street in London. The show comprises sketches involving exaggerated parodies of British people from all walks of life in various situations familiar to the British. These sketches are presented to the viewer together with narration in a manner which suggests that the programme is a guide—aimed at non-British people—to the ways of life of various classes of British society. Despite the narrator's description of great British institutions, the comedy is derived from the British audience's self-deprecating understanding of either themselves or people known to them.

Episode Title Rating Airdate Skipped Watched
Normal Episodes 20
Season 1 8
Season 2 6
Season 3 6
Specials 36
Cast 8
David Walliams - Various
Matt Lucas - Various
Tom Baker - Narrator
Paul Putner - Various
Anthony Stewart Head - Prime Minister
Ruth Jones - Myfanwy
Joann Condon - Fat Pat
Charu Bala Chokshi - Meera
Production 2
Geoff Posner - Producer
Myfanwy Moore - Executive Producer
Network 2
BBC Three

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