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The Catherine Tate Show 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2004–2009)
Sketches by Catherine Tate and her comedy troupe.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Catherine Tate ...  Various Characters / ... 22 episodes, 2004-2009
Mathew Horne ...  Ryan / ... 21 episodes, 2004-2009
Niky Wardley Niky Wardley ...  Various Characters / ... 19 episodes, 2004-2009
Derren Litten ...  Various / ... 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Aschlin Ditta ...  Policeman / ... 12 episodes, 2005-2009
Angela McHale Angela McHale ...  Various / ... 12 episodes, 2004-2006
Ella Kenion ...  Various Characters / ... 11 episodes, 2004-2005
Rebecca Front ...  Narrator / ... 9 episodes, 2004-2006
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Sketches by Catherine Tate and her comedy troupe.

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UK

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English

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16 February 2004 (UK) See more »

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Catherine Tate Show See more »

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(12 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

It took three and a half hours each day for Catherine Tate to be made up as "Nan". See more »

Quotes

Martin: I never met anyone with an obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Various Characters: That's because they're locked in a bathroom 14 hours a day, washing the shite off their hands.
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Featured in Frost on Sketch Shows (2013) See more »

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The Catherine Tate Show and Little Britain are in different Leagues
2 October 2005 | by aidiousSee all my reviews

Little Britain is a very funny sketch show but it is nowhere near as well observed as Catherine's masterpiece. Compare Vicky Pollard and Lauren. Many assume that Lauren is Catherine's attempt to imitate and cash in on Lucas's Pollard. But the character of Lauren was invented long before that of Pollard and is a far richer observation of today's inarticulate, low-aspiring youth. Pollard is a much more surreal character, someone who wouldn't be of place in Royston Vasey. Lauren however is scarily real.

Also the 'Nan' is possibly the second funniest 'Nan' creation in recent times, second only to the slightly more sublimity that is 'Nanna' in The Royle Family.

In fact, the majority of sketches on the Catherine Tate Show are very strong. It is just that people assume that a show that has so many different sketches with such a limited number of performers will be stale, but it's not. In fact, it's fantastic.


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