TV Series | | Comedy, Game-Show
A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »
Following the end of the BBC radio series, Dan Patterson and Mark Leveson, the show's creators, began discussions with the broadcaster on creating a televised adaption of their concept. However, the BBC was hesitant on making the move and delayed making a decision until after further debate on the matter. This led to Channel 4, the then newest terrestrial channel and who also eagerly liked the idea, making an offer that Patterson and Leveson quickly accepted.
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Every edition of the show would end with the winner(s) reading out the credits in a style suggested by the host.
The series made its Canadian TV debut on the youth-oriented cable network YTV. As a result, some episodes were extensively edited in order to removed offensive language and innuendo. Some of the final episodes, which were taped on the same set as the US version, were broadcast as part of the American series.