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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Movie Score: 4/10 from 1 votes
Release Date: 2016-09-12
Status: Released
Run time: 60 min / 1:0
Production Country: United Kingdom
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British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves Casts

Rebecca Front
as Herself - Narrator (voice)
Steve Coogan
as Himself / Alan Partridge
James Corden
as Himself / Smithy
Hugh Dennis
as Himself
Lee Mack
as Himself
Dick Clement
as Himself
Richard Curtis
as Himself
Jack Dee
as Himself
Michael Grade
as Himself
Jonathan Harvey
as Himself
Nerys Hughes
as Herself
Ian La Frenais
as Himself
Graham Linehan
as Himself
Jon Plowman
as Himself
Anna Raeburn
as Herself
Adil Ray
as Himself
Beryl Vertue
as Herself
Josh Widdicombe
as Himself
Trix Worrell
as Himself
Caroline Aherne
as Denise Best (archive footage) (uncredited)
Cherie Blair
as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Tony Blair
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Susie Blake
as Mrs. Inglis (archive footage) (uncredited)
John Bluthal
as Frank Pickle (archive footage) (uncredited)
James Bolam
as Terry Collier (archive footage) (uncredited)
Brian Bovell
as Jez (archive footage) (uncredited)
Owen Brenman
as Nick Swainey (archive footage) (uncredited)
Richard Briers
as Acting Role (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kathy Burke
as Linda (archive footage) (uncredited)
Craig Cash
as Dave Best (archive footage) (uncredited)
John Cleese
as Basil Fawlty (archive footage) (uncredited)
Charlie Condou
as Nino (archive footage) (uncredited)
Annette Crosbie
as Margaret Meldrew (archive footage) (uncredited)
Angus Deayton
as Patrick (archive footage) (uncredited)
James Dreyfus
as Tom (archive footage) (uncredited)
Janine Duvitski
as Pippa (archive footage) (uncredited)
James Fleet
as Hugo Horton (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dawn French
as Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)
Nicholas Frost
as Mr. Gleeson (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mel Giedroyc
as Beverly-Jane (archive footage) (uncredited)
Michael Gwynn
as Lord Melbury (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mathew Horne
as Gavin (archive footage) (uncredited)
John Inman
as Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Humphries (archive footage) (uncredited)
David Jason
as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter (archive footage) (uncredited)
Sue Johnston
as Barbara Royle (archive footage) (uncredited)
Felicity Kendal
as Acting Role (archive footage) (uncredited)
Maureen Lipman
as Jane Lucas (archive footage) (uncredited)
Roger Lloyd Pack
as Owen Newitt (archive footage) (uncredited)
Joanna Lumley
as Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dermot Morgan
as Father Ted Crilly (archive footage) (uncredited)
Warren Mitchell
as Alf Garnett (archive footage) (uncredited)
Nicholas Lyndhurst
as Rodney Trotter (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ardal O'Hanlon
as Father Dougal McGuire (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jennifer Saunders
as Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)
Joanna Page
as Stacey (archive footage) (uncredited)
Trevor Peacock
as Jim Trott (archive footage) (uncredited)
Julia Sawalha
as Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)

British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves Crew

Directing Breid McLoone Director