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Laughter in the House: the Story ofBritish Sitcom

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First in a rerun of three Omnibus specials telling the story of one of British television's most popular genres and how it has reflected changes in Britain. Narrated by Julie Walters. Early Days. The origins of the hit series Men Behaving Badly are traced back to the classic comedies of the 1950s and 60s, where the germs of the sitcom began as elongated sketches in The Jack Benny Show in America.
Series producer Paul Tilzey ; Executive producer Nicholas Rossiter

Contributors

Unknown: Julie Walters.
Unknown: Jack Benny Show
Producer: Paul Tilzey
Producer: Nicholas Rossiter

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Laughter in the House: the Story ofBritish Sitcom

BBC Two England, 5 October 2002 20.15






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