List of Little Britain episodes

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Little Britain was a British character-based comedy sketch show which was first broadcast on BBC radio and then turned into a television show. It was written and performed by comic duo David Walliams and Matt Lucas. The show's title is an amalgamation of the terms 'Little England' and 'Great Britain', and is also the name of a Victorian neighbourhood and a modern street in London.[1]

Series overview[edit]

Radio[edit]

Series Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
Pilot 3 August 2000 (2000-08-03)
1 4 6 March 2001 (2001-03-06) 27 March 2001 (2001-03-27)
2 4 12 February 2002 (2002-02-12) 5 March 2002 (2002-03-05)

Television[edit]

Series Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
Pilot 9 February 2003 (2003-02-09)
1 8 16 September 2003 (2003-09-16) 4 November 2003 (2003-11-04)
2 6 19 October 2004 (2004-10-19) 23 November 2004 (2004-11-23)
Special 11 March 2005 (2005-03-11)
3 6 17 November 2005 (2005-11-17) 24 December 2005 (2005-12-24)
Little Britain
Abroad
2 25 December 2006 (2006-12-25) 1 January 2007 (2007-01-01)
Special 11 March 2007 (2007-03-11)
4 6 28 September 2008 (2008-09-28) 2 November 2008 (2008-11-02)
Special 11 March 2009 (2009-03-11)
Special 13 March 2015 (2015-03-13)

Radio series[edit]

Pilot (2000)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 - "Pilot" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 3 August 2000 (3 August 2000)

Series 1 (2001)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
2 1 "Episode 1" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 6 March 2001 (6 March 2001)
3 2 "Episode 2" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 13 March 2001 (13 March 2001)
4 3 "Episode 3" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 20 March 2001 (20 March 2001)
5 4 "Episode 4" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 27 March 2001 (27 March 2001)

Series 2 (2002)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
6 1 "Episode 1" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 12 February 2002 (12 February 2002)
7 2 "Episode 2" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 19 February 2002 (19 February 2002)
8 3 "Episode 3" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 26 February 2002 (26 February 2002)
9 4 "Episode 4" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 5 March 2002 (5 March 2002)

Television series[edit]

Pilot (2003)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
10 - "Pilot" Graham Linehan Matt Lucas & David Walliams 9 February 2003 (9 February 2003)

Series 1 (2003)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
11 1 "Episode 1" Steve Bendelack Matt Lucas & David Walliams 16 September 2003 (16 September 2003)
12 2 "Episode 2" Steve Bendelack Matt Lucas & David Walliams 23 September 2003 (23 September 2003)
13 3 "Episode 3" Steve Bendelack Matt Lucas & David Walliams 30 September 2003 (30 September 2003)
14 4 "Episode 4" Steve Bendelack Matt Lucas & David Walliams 7 October 2003 (7 October 2003)
15 5 "Episode 5" Steve Bendelack Matt Lucas & David Walliams 14 October 2003 (14 October 2003)
16 6 "Episode 6" Steve Bendelack Matt Lucas & David Walliams 21 October 2003 (21 October 2003)
17 7 "Episode 7" Steve Bendelack Matt Lucas & David Walliams 28 October 2003 (28 October 2003)
18 8 "Episode 8" Steve Bendelack Matt Lucas & David Walliams 4 November 2003 (4 November 2003)
- - "Deleted Scenes" Steve Bendelack Matt Lucas & David Walliams DVD Only (DVD Only)

Series 2 (2004)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
19 1 "Episode 1" Matt Lipsey Matt Lucas & David Walliams 19 October 2004 (19 October 2004)
20 2 "Episode 2" Matt Lipsey Matt Lucas & David Walliams 26 October 2004 (26 October 2004)
21 3 "Episode 3" Matt Lipsey Matt Lucas & David Walliams 2 November 2004 (2 November 2004)
22 4 "Episode 4" Matt Lipsey Matt Lucas & David Walliams 9 November 2004 (9 November 2004)
23 5 "Episode 5" Matt Lipsey Matt Lucas & David Walliams 16 November 2004 (16 November 2004)
24 6 "Episode 6" Matt Lipsey Matt Lucas & David Walliams 23 November 2004 (23 November 2004)
- - "Deleted Scenes" Matt Lipsey Matt Lucas & David Walliams DVD Only (DVD Only)

Special (2005)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
25 - "Comic Relief Special I" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 11 March 2005 (11 March 2005)

Series 3 (2005)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date UK viewers
(millions)[2]
26 1 "Episode 1" Declan Lowney Matt Lucas & David Walliams 17 November 2005 (17 November 2005) 10.17
27 2 "Episode 2" Declan Lowney Matt Lucas & David Walliams 24 November 2005 (24 November 2005) 8.29
28 3 "Episode 3" Declan Lowney Matt Lucas & David Walliams 1 December 2005 (1 December 2005) 7.10
29 4 "Episode 4" Declan Lowney Matt Lucas & David Walliams 8 December 2005 (8 December 2005) 6.96
30 5 "Episode 5" Declan Lowney Matt Lucas & David Walliams 15 December 2005 (15 December 2005) 6.93
31 6 "Episode 6" Declan Lowney Matt Lucas & David Walliams 24 December 2005 (24 December 2005) 8.45

Little Britain Abroad (2006–07)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date UK viewers
(millions)[2]
32 1 "Episode 1" Matt Lipsey & Geoff Posner Matt Lucas & David Walliams 25 December 2006 (25 December 2006) 8.87
33 1 "Episode 2" Matt Lipsey & Geoff Posner Matt Lucas & David Walliams 30 December 2006 (30 December 2006) 7.18

Comic Relief Does Little Britain Live (2007)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
34 - "Comic Relief Special II" Matt Lipsey Matt Lucas & David Walliams 11 March 2007 (11 March 2007)

Series 4: Little Britain USA (2008)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date UK viewers
(millions)[2]
35 1 "Episode 1" Michael Patrick Jann & David Schwimmer Matt Lucas & David Walliams 28 September 2008 United States
3 October 2008 United Kingdom (28 September 2008 United States
3 October 2008 United Kingdom
)
5.05
36 2 "Episode 2" Michael Patrick Jann & David Schwimmer Matt Lucas & David Walliams 5 October 2008 United States
10 October 2008 United Kingdom (5 October 2008 United States
10 October 2008 United Kingdom
)
4.60
37 3 "Episode 3" Michael Patrick Jann & David Schwimmer Matt Lucas & David Walliams 12 October 2008 United States
17 October 2008 United Kingdom (12 October 2008 United States
17 October 2008 United Kingdom
)
4.64
38 4 "Episode 4" Michael Patrick Jann & David Schwimmer Matt Lucas & David Walliams 19 October 2008 United States
24 October 2008 United Kingdom (19 October 2008 United States
24 October 2008 United Kingdom
)
N/A
39 5 "Episode 5" Michael Patrick Jann & David Schwimmer Matt Lucas & David Walliams 26 October 2008 United States
31 October 2008 United Kingdom (26 October 2008 United States
31 October 2008 United Kingdom
)
N/A
40 6 "Episode 6" Michael Patrick Jann & David Schwimmer Matt Lucas & David Walliams 2 November 2008 United States
7 November 2008 United Kingdom
2009 Australia (2 November 2008 United States
7 November 2008 United Kingdom
2009 Australia
)
N/A

Special (2009)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
41 - "Comic Relief 2009 Special" TBA Matt Lucas & David Walliams 11 March 2009[3][4] (11 March 2009[3][4])
  1. Ellie Grace – The Sleepover (Guest Star: Robbie Williams)
  2. Carol Beer – Customer Popularity Review (Guest Star: Catherine Tate)

Special (2015)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
42 - "Comic Relief, 2015, Little Britain Sketch" TBA David Walliams 13 March 2015[5] (13 March 2015[5])
  1. Lou – Visiting the Church (Guest Star: Stephen Hawking and Catherine Tate)

Special (2016)[edit]

No. No. in
Series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
43 - "Sport Relief - 2016: Little Britain’s Emily Howard" TBA David Walliams 18 March 2016[6] (18 March 2016[6])
Emily Howard turns Peter Crouch into a "lady" in order to play for England women's national football team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Victorian London - Districts - Little Britain'". Victorianlondon.org. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  2. ^ a b c Cite error: The named reference barb was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ "Part 6: Robbie Williams/Royle Family Comic Relief, 2009". BBC. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Part 2: Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse/Outnumbered/Harry Potter/Annie Lennox/French and Saunders/Catherine Tate/Ant and Dec Comic Relief, 2009". BBC. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Comic Relief, 2015, Little Britain Sketch". BBC. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Little Britain's Emily Howard". BBC. Retrieved 21 March 2016.