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Asylum (1996– )

TV Mini-series | 21 min | Comedy

Surreal black comedy about an assortment of odd characters trapped in an asylum, in a quiet English countryside. It is run by staff whose sanity is decidedly suspect, as proved by their admission of the local pizza-delivery boy for ...See moreSurreal black comedy about an assortment of odd characters trapped in an asylum, in a quiet English countryside. It is run by staff whose sanity is decidedly suspect, as proved by their admission of the local pizza-delivery boy for trumped-up reasons. As the patients try bizarre escapes, we are left wondering whether the whole thing is a massive experiment, or just a cruel hoax. Written by Cynan Rees See less
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Updated Dec 31, 1996

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1996 (United Kingdom)

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Julian Barratt
Victor Munro Victor Munro   See fewer
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Norman Lovett
Dr. Lovett Dr. Lovett   See fewer
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Mick O'Connor
Nobby Shanks Nobby Shanks   See fewer
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Simon Pegg
Simon Simon   See fewer
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Jessica Hynes
Martha / Nurse McFadden Martha / Nurse McFadden   See fewer
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Andy Parsons
Patient Patient   See fewer
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Henry Naylor
Patient Patient   See fewer
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Bill Bailey
Patient Patient   See fewer
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John Moloney
Doctor / Patient Doctor / Patient   See fewer
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Paul Tonkinson
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David Walliams
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Howard Haigh
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Michael O'Connor
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7.3 / 10 | 214 votes