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The Fast Show Night

Synopsis

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A celebration of the comedy sketch show that has spawned a host of outrageous characters and memorable catchphrases. See today's choices.
9.00 The Fast Show The first-ever edition, originally shown in 1996, begins a rerun of all three series. This programme introduced characters such as Unlucky Alf, Arthur Atkinson , and the Fat Sweaty Coppers.
With Paul Whitehouse , Charlie Higson , Mark Williams , John Thomson , Caroline Aherne ,
Simon Day and Arabella Weir. Directors John Birkin and Arch Dyson
Producers Charlie Higson. Paul Whitehouse Repeat Subtitled ........................ The series continues tomorrow at 9pm
9.35 Suit You, Sir! The Inside Leg of the Fast Show Documentary in which The Fast Show team reveal the stories behind the genesis of characters such as Ron Manager , thejazz-club host, and Rowley Birkin , QC. Plus insights into the show's success from devotees including
Vic Reeves , Bob Mortimer , Kathy Burke , Harry Enfield and Jonathan Ross. subtitled....
10.20 You Ain't Seen These, Right? A compilation of previously unseen Fast Show sketches featuring a host of familiar characters, including Ted and Ralph, Tommy Cockles , and Jesse, plus unseen comic creations such as Road Rage Richard, the King, and Mid Life
Crisis Man. Subtitled ...........
* A Little Bit Tasty ... : page 7
The Fast Show Night
Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor
Executive producer Anil Gupta
Vdeoplus code 9.00-11.00(not POC).

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Atkinson
Unknown: Paul Whitehouse
Unknown: Charlie Higson
Unknown: Mark Williams
Unknown: John Thomson
Unknown: Caroline Aherne
Unknown: Arabella Weir.
Directors: John Birkin
Producers: Charlie Higson.
Producers: Paul Whitehouse
Unknown: Ron Manager
Unknown: Rowley Birkin
Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Bob Mortimer
Unknown: Kathy Burke
Unknown: Harry Enfield
Unknown: Jonathan Ross.
Unknown: Tommy Cockles
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor
Producer: Anil Gupta

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