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Complete and Utter History of Britain (1969– )

TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

A forerunner to 'Monty Python's Flying Circus', this sketch show looked at famous events in British history from a quirky perspective. Only one series was made, by the commercial channel London Weekend Television.See moreA forerunner to 'Monty Python's Flying Circus', this sketch show looked at famous events in British history from a quirky perspective. Only one series was made, by the commercial channel London Weekend Television. Written by D.Giddings See less
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Updated Jan 12, 1969

Release date (First episode)
Jan 12, 1969 (United Kingdom)

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15 cast members
Name STARmeter Episodes Known for
Terry Jones
Various / Henry VIII / Oliver Cromwell / Sir Francis Drake / Sir Walter Raleigh Various / Henry VIII / Oliver Cromwell / Sir Francis Drake / Sir Walter Raleigh   See fewer
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6
Michael Palin
Various / Charles II / James I / Perkin Warbeck / Samuel Pepys Various / Charles II / James I / Perkin Warbeck / Samuel Pepys   See fewer
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6
Wallas Eaton
Bishop of Filey / Domesday Bookseller / Guy Fawkes / Howard of Effingham / KIng John / … See more Bishop of Filey / Domesday Bookseller / Guy Fawkes / Howard of Effingham / KIng John / King of Spain / Richard III / The Headmaster   See fewer
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6
Colin Gordon
Narrator / Various Narrator / Various   See fewer
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6
Diana Quick
Various / Damsel in Distress / Ladye Various / Damsel in Distress / Ladye   See fewer
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6
Roddy Maude-Roxby
Professor Weaver Professor Weaver   See fewer
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6
Ted Carson
Various / Customer Various / Customer   See fewer
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6
Colin Cunningham
Various Various   See fewer
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6
John Hughman
Various Various   See fewer
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6
Melinda Mays
Various / Anne Boleyn / Celtic Wife / First Wren / Maid Marian Various / Anne Boleyn / Celtic Wife / First Wren / Maid Marian   See fewer
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6
Johnny Vyvyan
Various / Anthony Babbington Various / Anthony Babbington   See fewer
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6
Eunice Black
Performer Performer   See fewer
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1
Gay Hamilton
Guest's Wife Guest's Wife   See fewer
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Joy Harrison
Second Wren Second Wren   See fewer
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1
Rosemary Lord
Third Wren Third Wren   See fewer
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1
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Ratings Breakdown

7.9 / 10 | 53 votes