Carrott's Lib

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Carrott's Lib
Format Comedy
Created by Jasper Carrott
Starring Jasper Carrott & Nick Wilton
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 15 (inc. 2 specials)
Production
Running time 40 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BBC1
Picture format 4:3
Original run 9 October 1982 (1982-10-09) – 30 December 1983 (1983-12-30)

Carrott's Lib is a British satirical comedy series broadcast between 9 October 1982 and 30 December 1983. It starred Jasper Carrott and a cast of many comedians. The show was not just a satirical comedy, it was also a sketch show with many comedians of the future, most famously Chris Barrie (Red Dwarf, The Brittas Empire) & Jan Ravens (Dead Ringers, Spitting Image). Unlike most comedy series it was broadcast live, albeit with some pre-recorded elements.

TV Broadcasting[edit]

  • Series 1: seven episodes, broadcast 2 October 1982 to 13 November 1982
  • Election special: broadcast 9 June 1983
  • Series 2: eight episodes, broadcast 22 October 1983 to 10 December 1983
  • Christmas special: broadcast 30 December 1983

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