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The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything (1999)

Humorous review of British history.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clive Anderson Clive Anderson ... Archbishop Anderson of Canterbury
Matthew Ashforde Matthew Ashforde ... Reginald
Patrick Barlow Patrick Barlow ... Advisor
Ronnie Barker ... Renaissance Man
Robert Bathurst ... English Ambassador / Sir Francis Drake
Adam Blackwood Adam Blackwood ... Norman
Brian Blessed ... King Henry VIII
Helena Bonham Carter ... Lily
Richard Briers ... Highway Robbery Victim
Tim Brooke-Taylor ... Earl of Sandwich
Ray Clemence ... Ray Clemence the Younger
Martin Clunes ... King Henry V
George Cohen George Cohen ... Master George Cohen
Ronnie Corbett ... Medieval Man
Peter Davison ... Ferdinand Magellan
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Humorous review of British history.

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Genres:

Comedy | History

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vuosituhannen naurut See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Medieval Man, played by Ronnie Corbett, has a hard life, telling the audience that he's 23. At the time of the broadcast, Corbett was closer to 70. See more »

Goofs

The French representative in Westphalia wears the French tricolor, which didn't exist in 1648. See more »

Quotes

Modern Man: [while standing to the right of Renaissance Man, who is standing to the right of Medieval Man] I'm Modern Man. I look down on them because I am from a more advanced society.
Renaissance Man: I am Renaissance man. I look up to him
[looking towards Modern Man]
Renaissance Man: because he is on average four inches taller then I am. But I look down on him
[looking towards Medieval Man]
Renaissance Man: because he is a smelly ignorant serf.
Medieval Man: I'm Medieval man. I look up to them because I am a smelly, ignorant serf.
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References Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978) See more »

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