Three female comics perform sketches dealing with a wide variety of topics, from irritating flatmates to workplace issues to people who pretend to be ill to get free things or special treatment.
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Fiona Allen ...
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 Various Characters (24 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Various Characters (24 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Various Characters (23 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 Various Characters (21 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 Various Characters (18 episodes, 1999-2003)
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Three female comics perform sketches dealing with a wide variety of topics, from irritating flatmates to workplace issues to people who pretend to be ill to get free things or special treatment.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is a big fan of the show, and subsequently offered Sally Phillips a recurring guest part as the Finnish Prime Minister on Veep (2012). See more »

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Various Characters: What is it with me? What is it with you? Quit busting my ass for five minutes here!
Various Characters: Both surfaces must be dried before the glue is applied.
Various Characters: Let's try it with just the voice, okay? Both surfaces must be dried before the glue is applied!
Various Characters: Pierce film lid in several places! Got it!
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"Big Train" with Girls
25 May 2000 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

If you've ever marveled at Big Train's unique form of sketch comedy you'll love this, the main cast are all female, Doon from Knowing Me Knowing You and Day Today and the chambermaid Sophie from I'm Alan Partridge amongst others. Like early French and Saunders but very in your face and really funny. Since I'm Alan Partridge in 1997, the most innovative and funny Brit comedies have all been sketch-based like Big Train, Goodness Gracious me and now Smack the Pony


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