The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine
"The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine".jpg
Genre Comedy
Written by Marty Feldman
Spike Milligan
Barry Levinson
Larry Gelbart
Rudy De Luca
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Starring Marty Feldman
Spike Milligan
John Junkin
Hugh Paddick
Frances de la Tour
Barry Levinson
Composer(s) Jack Parnell
Country of origin United Kingdom
United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 14
Production
Producer(s) Larry Gelbart
Running time 60 mins (UK)
30 mins (USA)
Production company(s) ATV
ABC TV
Distributor ITC Entertainment
Release
Original network ITV (ATV Production)
ABC TV
First shown in 1 October 1971 (UK)
12 April 1972 (USA)

The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine was a 1971 comedy-variety sketch show starring British comedian Marty Feldman.

Co-produced by ATV in the UK and ABC TV in America, it was recorded at ATV's Elstree Studios. It features opening and closing credits animated by Terry Gilliam, as well as featuring guest appearances by Spike Milligan, John Junkin and Frances de la Tour. It also featured sketches written by Barry Levinson and Larry Gelbart.

Long unavailable for years, the complete series was to be released on DVD in the UK through Network on June 6, 2016.[1] However, the release has been postponed indefinitely for unspecified reasons.

References[edit]