Bring on the blokes! Hosted by Lenny Henry It is time to pay homage to British television's top comedic actors and the immortal characters they portray. Join us as we revisit many of the memorable sidesplitting funny moments from great BBC comedies you have loved through the years. Experience again the sharp-tongued, short-tempered owner of Fawlty Towers, Basil Fawlty and the quiet humor of Lionel Hardcastle, the once dashing young Army officer. Remember father Dougal, the priest oblivious to anything outside of his, always-sunny, world; a character that Ardal O'Hanlon modeled after a dog. And who can forget the two words from Mr. Humphries that can always make you smile, "I'm free!" Join host Lenny Henry (Chef!) in honoring the careers and contributions of John Cleese (Fawlty Towers), Geoffrey Palmer (As Time Goes By), Ardal O'Hanlon (Father Ted), John Inman (Are You Being Served?, and many more funny blokes. With clips of their funniest moments and new interviews, go behind the scenes with these funny blokes.

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Funny Blokes of British Comedy (2005)

The Funny Blokes of British Comedy
DVD
Unrated

Documentary/Comedy · 1h 14m · 8/30/2005

    

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Bring on the blokes! Hosted by Lenny Henry It is time to pay homage to British television's top comedic actors and the immortal characters they portray. Join us as we revisit many of the memorable sidesplitting funny moments from great BBC comedies you have loved through the years. Experience again the sharp-tongued, short-tempered owner of Fawlty Towers, Basil Fawlty and the quiet humor of Lionel Hardcastle, the once dashing young Army officer. Remember father Dougal, the priest oblivious to anything outside of his, always-sunny, world; a character that Ardal O'Hanlon modeled after a dog. And who can forget the two words from Mr. Humphries that can always make you smile, "I'm free!" Join host Lenny Henry (Chef!) in honoring the careers and contributions of John Cleese (Fawlty Towers), Geoffrey Palmer (As Time Goes By), Ardal O'Hanlon (Father Ted), John Inman (Are You Being Served?, and many more funny blokes. With clips of their funniest moments and new interviews, go behind the scenes with these funny blokes.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

794051215420

Release Date

8/30/2005

Audio

  English     

Studio

Warner Bros. Entertainment/BBC Video

Subtitles

English

Video Format

NTSC

Aspect Ratio

1.33:1

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Cast
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Rowan Atkinson

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John Cleese

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Frank Thornton

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Geoffrey Hughes

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Geoffrey Palmer

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Andrew Sachs

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Philip Bretherton

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Richard Briers

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Judy Cornwell

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Richard Curtis

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Dawn French

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Lenny Henry

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John Inman

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Emily Joyce

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Penelope Keith

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Felicity Kendal

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Caroline Lee-Johnson

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Ardal O'Hanlon

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Jon Plowman

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Tony Robinson

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Patricia Routledge

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Mollie Sugden

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Clive Swift

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Crew
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Duane Huey

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