British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves ( 2016)

Documentary celebrating the British sitcom and taking a look at the social and political context from which our favourite sitcoms grew. We enjoy a trip through the comedy archive in the company of the people who made some of the very best British sitcoms. From The Likely Lads to I'm Alan Partridge, we find out the inspiration behind some of the most-loved characters and how they reflect the times they were living in.

 
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The cast forBritish Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves

Rebecca Front

Herself - Narrator (voice)

Rebecca Front

Steve Coogan

Himself / Alan Partridge

Steve Coogan

James Corden

Himself / Smithy

James Corden

Hugh Dennis

Himself

Hugh Dennis

Lee Mack

Himself

Lee Mack

Dick Clement

Himself

Dick Clement

Richard Curtis

Himself

Richard Curtis

Jack Dee

Himself

Jack Dee

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Michael Grade

Himself

Michael Grade
Jonathan Harvey

Himself

Jonathan Harvey
Nerys Hughes

Herself

Nerys Hughes
Ian La Frenais

Himself

Ian La Frenais
Graham Linehan

Himself

Graham Linehan
Jon Plowman

Himself

Jon Plowman
Anna Raeburn

Herself

Anna Raeburn
Adil Ray

Himself

Adil Ray
Beryl Vertue

Herself

Beryl Vertue
Josh Widdicombe

Himself

Josh Widdicombe
Trix Worrell

Himself

Trix Worrell
Caroline Aherne

Denise Best (archive footage) (uncredited)

Caroline Aherne
Cherie Blair

Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Cherie Blair
Tony Blair

Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Tony Blair
Susie Blake

Mrs. Inglis (archive footage) (uncredited)

Susie Blake
John Bluthal

Frank Pickle (archive footage) (uncredited)

John Bluthal
James Bolam

Terry Collier (archive footage) (uncredited)

James Bolam
Brian Bovell

Jez (archive footage) (uncredited)

Brian Bovell
Owen Brenman

Nick Swainey (archive footage) (uncredited)

Owen Brenman
Richard Briers

Acting Role (archive footage) (uncredited)

Richard Briers
Kathy Burke

Linda (archive footage) (uncredited)

Kathy Burke
Craig Cash

Dave Best (archive footage) (uncredited)

Craig Cash
John Cleese

Basil Fawlty (archive footage) (uncredited)

John Cleese
Charlie Condou

Nino (archive footage) (uncredited)

Charlie Condou
Annette Crosbie

Margaret Meldrew (archive footage) (uncredited)

Annette Crosbie
Angus Deayton

Patrick (archive footage) (uncredited)

Angus Deayton
James Dreyfus

Tom (archive footage) (uncredited)

James Dreyfus
Janine Duvitski

Pippa (archive footage) (uncredited)

Janine Duvitski
James Fleet

Hugo Horton (archive footage) (uncredited)

James Fleet
Dawn French

Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)

Dawn French
Nicholas Frost

Mr. Gleeson (archive footage) (uncredited)

Nicholas Frost
Mel Giedroyc

Beverly-Jane (archive footage) (uncredited)

Mel Giedroyc
Michael Gwynn

Lord Melbury (archive footage) (uncredited)

Michael Gwynn
Mathew Horne

Gavin (archive footage) (uncredited)

Mathew Horne
John Inman

Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Humphries (archive footage) (uncredited)

John Inman
David Jason

Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter (archive footage) (uncredited)

David Jason
Sue Johnston

Barbara Royle (archive footage) (uncredited)

Sue Johnston
Felicity Kendal

Acting Role (archive footage) (uncredited)

Felicity Kendal
Maureen Lipman

Jane Lucas (archive footage) (uncredited)

Maureen Lipman
Roger Lloyd Pack

Owen Newitt (archive footage) (uncredited)

Roger Lloyd Pack
Joanna Lumley

Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)

Joanna Lumley
Dermot Morgan

Father Ted Crilly (archive footage) (uncredited)

Dermot Morgan
Warren Mitchell

Alf Garnett (archive footage) (uncredited)

Warren Mitchell
Nicholas Lyndhurst

Rodney Trotter (archive footage) (uncredited)

Nicholas Lyndhurst
Ardal O'Hanlon

Father Dougal McGuire (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ardal O'Hanlon
Jennifer Saunders

Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)

Jennifer Saunders
Joanna Page

Stacey (archive footage) (uncredited)

Joanna Page
Trevor Peacock

Jim Trott (archive footage) (uncredited)

Trevor Peacock
Julia Sawalha

Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)

Julia Sawalha
Breid McLoone

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