Comedians Comedians

Angus Deayton presents a series revealing the favourite comedians of those who ought to know best - our favourite comedians.

NB Also listed by the BBC as every combination of of ' and S at the end of either or both words.

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
0101Billy Connolly2000110420001209
20031114 (BBC7)
20040819 BT=2230 (BBC7)
20040819 (BBC7)
20040820 (BBC7)
Among those talking about `the Big Yin' are Jo Brand, Ed Byrne, Alan Davies, Lenny Henry and Fred Macaulay.

Angus Deayton introduces a host of funny folk praising the talent of the Big Yin.

0102Woody Allen2000111120001216
20031121 (BBC7)
20040826 BT=2230 (BBC7)
20040826 (BBC7)
20040827 (BBC7)
a host of funny folk paying tribute to the Sultan of stand-up.

His fans include David Baddiel, Bill Bailey, Lee Hurst, Nigel Planer and Joan Rivers.

Angus Deayton introduces a host of funny folk paying tribute to the Sultan of stand-up.

0103Peter Cook2000111820001223
20031128 (BBC7)
20040902 BT=2230 (BBC7)
20040902 (BBC7)
20040903 (BBC7)
Angus Deayton hears why a host of funny folk praise their goliath amongst gagsters.

His fans include Al Murray, Mark Lamarr, Greg Proops, Arthur Smith and Mark Thomas.

Angus Deayton hears why a host of funny folk praise their goliath amongst gagsters.

0104Richard Pryor2000112520001230
20031205 (BBC7)
His fans include Alan Davies, Sean Hughes, Robert Newman, Alexei Sayle and Mark Steel.
0105Kenneth Williams2001010620001202
20031212 (BBC7)
20040909 BT=2230 (BBC7)
20040909 (BBC7)
20040910 (BBC7)
Angus Deayton discovers why funny folk laugh at the Carry On king of comedy.
0106Bill Hicks2000120920010113
20031219 (BBC7)
His fans include Sean Hughes, Lee and Herring, Mark Little, Ardal O'hanlon and Greg Proops.
0107French And Saunders2000012020031226 (BBC7)
20040916 BT=2230 (BBC7)
20040916 (BBC7)
20040917 (BBC7)
Angus Deayton presents an appreciation of the comic chameleons, French and Saunders.
0107French And Saunders2000121620000120
20031226 (BBC7)
20040916 (BBC7)
20040917 (BBC7)
0108Steve Martin2000122320021223
20040102 (BBC7)
His work is celebrated by Lenny Henry, Mark Little, Fred Macaulay and Greg Proops.
010920001230
011020010106
011120010113
0201Monty Python20030118This opener starts with Monty Python.
0202Mike Nichols And Elaine May20030125This episode focuses on Mike Nichols and Elaine May.
0203Eddie Izzard20030201his episode focuses on Eddie Izzard.
0204Victoria Wood20030208This fourth episode focuses on Victoria Wood.
0205Alexei Sayle20030215his fifth episode focuses on Alexei Sayle
0206 LASTPeter Sellers20030222