One-Off Comedies

One-off plays, comedy of otherwise...

Some things don't fit into regular categories like "film", "tv show" or "series" so I'll be adding those one-off comedies or plays here.

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The DVDs are Region-Free and playable on any TV / DVD player [or your PC / Laptop].
Title Comment Year Mins MyID



The Fattest Man In Britain

Timothy Spall
Bobby Ball
Frances Barber

  The Fattest Man In Britain : 90 minutes.

Morris Morrissey is a part time taxi driver and full-time personal manager to the one and only Georgie Godwin, who is convinced he holds the title of 'Fattest Man In Britain'. Combining both his roles, Morris keeps Georgie well fed and watered then brings taxi loads of tourists to gawp at the "eighth wonder of the world".

Written by Caroline Aherne (Royale Family).

2009 90 click to donate




Rock 'N' Chips
[ prequel to ]
Only Fools &' Horses

Kellie Bright
Nicholas Lyndhurst
Phil Daniels
Shaun Dingwall
James Buckley

  Rock 'N' Chips : Before 'Only Fools &' Horses'.

Take a trip back in time and pay a visit to the ever popular Trotter family, circa 1960. Del Boy's mother Joan is less than happy with work dodger husband Reg. Her head is instantly turned following the return of jailbird and gentleman thief, Freddie 'The Frog' Robdal.

2010 90 click to donate 070910



9 Lessons & Carols for Godless People

Robin Ince
Brian Cox
Richard Dawkins
Mark Steel
Richard Herring
Shappi Khorsandi
Ben Goldacre
Simon Singh
Barry Cryer
Robyn Hitchcock

  Nerdstock 2009
  9 Lessons & Carols for Godless People
: 75 minutes

A non-religious Christmas celebration of comedy, science and music recorded live at London's Hammersmith Apollo in December 2009. Stand-up comedian and humanist Robin Ince (Presenter) is joined by a host of leading lights from the world of science.

2009 75 click to donate 05-0310 b



A Child's Christmas
In Wales

Ruth Jones
Paul Kaye
Narrated by Rob Brydon

  A Child's Christmas In Wales : 60 minutes

Christmas as seen through the eyes of one family during the 1980s is the subject of A Child's Christmases in Wales starring Ruth Jones.

The one-off comedy drama is written by comedian Mark Watson.

Inspired by Dylan Thomas' captivating short story the film focuses on the life of young Owen Rhys and his family from south Wales.

Ruth plays Brenda, matriarch of the family and the only woman in the film, who sees Christmas as a chore.
2009 60 click to donate 261209 b



The Golden Eggcup

Ricky Tomlinson
Caroline Aherne
Craig Cash
Sue Johnston
Ralf Little

  The Golden Eggcup : 60 minutes.
  Christmas Special 2009

To celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary, Jim and Barbara go to Prestatyn to stay in a holiday caravan, along with Dave and Denise.

With no television or chip pan, the holiday is a disaster and they decide to return home.

2009 60 click to donate




Nan's Chrsitmas Carole

Catherine Tate
Mathew Horne

  Nan's Chrsitmas Carole : 50 minutes.
  Catherine Tate Christmas Special 2009

Joannie 'Nan' Taylor is a foul-mouthed grandmother who constantly swears at and criticises other people, especially when they are not present, including her grandson. She often uses the phrases "What a fuckin' liberty!!" and "What a load of old shit!"

It's Christmas Eve and Nan receives some unexpected visitors, in the form of Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. In this comic retelling of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Nan is shown the error of her ways, but is it too late for her to swap her Scrooge-like misery for some seasonal goodwill?

2009 50 click to donate




Mrs In-Betweeny

Amelie Bulmore
James Green
Charlotte Dixon
Jay Simpson
George Witton

  Mrs In-Betweeny : 60 minutes

When the parents of 3 children are killed by falling frozen aircraft piss their estranged brother is made their gurdian - thing is he is now a she.

From seducing the head teacher to flirting with a building site, it never fails to raise a smile and also make you think about what would you do in this situation. it strikes just the right note between pathos and laughter at most of the time. Asking your transgender former brother to seduce your girlfriend as a birthday present?

2008 60 click to donate




Christmas Lights

Mark Benton
Robson Green
Maxine Peake
Nicola Stephenson

  Christmas Lights : 90 minutes

Robson Green and Mark Benton co-star in Christmas Lights, a one-off comedy drama for ITV1 centred on two lifelong friends who have always competed with each other.

The festive season brings on new challenges and takes their rivalry to extremes resulting in the two friends forgetting what Christmas is really about.

Colin married Jackie and Howie married her sister Pauline. Howie bought a house in a nice Close, Colin bought one next door. Both found jobs at the same parcel freight depot and both are scrapping for that coveted foreman's job. They can't even drive to work without a row about who has the best car degenerating into all out war.

2004 90 click to donate


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