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Comedy Connections

Series 6

Episode 2: Yes, Minister

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

The series charting the history of the best of British comedy looks at Yes, Minister, which achieved massive success by poking fun at the workings of government. Show more

Comedy Connections

Series 6

Episode 5: Rab C Nesbitt

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

A look at Rab C Nesbitt, the sitcom about the life of a working-class Glaswegian, which ran for thirteen years and won audiences of five million viewers. Show more

Comedy Connections

Series 6

Episode 4: Ripping Yarns

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The series charting the history of the best of British comedy investigates Michael Palin and Terry Jones's post-Python parody of pre-war Boys' Own adventure comics. Show more

Comedy Connections

Series 6

Episode 7: Dad's Army

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

The series charting the history of the best of British comedy looks at Dad's Army, the gentle wartime sitcom that became one of the most popular series of all time. Show more

Comedy Connections

Series 6

Episode 6: Sorry!

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Series charting the history of classic British comedies looks at Sorry!, the sitcom starring Ronnie Corbett as a middle-aged librarian who lived with his domineering mother. Show more

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Series 6

Episode 8: Little Britain

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Series charting the history of the best of British comedy looks at Little Britain, the bizarre sketch show which burst onto television screens in February 2003. Show more

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Series 6

Episode 1: Till Death Us Do Part

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The series charting the history of the best of British comedy returns by taking a look at Till Death Do Us Part, which burst onto screens in June 1966. Show more

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Series 6

Episode 3: The Liver Birds

Duration: 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series charting the history of British comedies. A look at The Liver Birds, the groundbreaking sitcom centred around the lives of two young Liverpudlian women. Show more