Sixty years ago impressionists were the poor relations of comedy and relatively small players in radio and variety, but since the birth of the genre, impressionism pushed boundaries in an attempt to make us laugh with its audacity.

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Elaine Shepherd

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Stephen Fry ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Ammonds John Ammonds ... Himself
Ronni Ancona ... Herself
David Baddiel ... Himself
Stanley Baxter ... Himself
Alan Boyd ... Himself
Jo Brand ... Herself
Rory Bremner Rory Bremner ... Himself
Janet Brown Janet Brown ... Herself
Peter Cavanagh Peter Cavanagh ... Various (archive footage)
Steve Coogan ... Various (archive footage)
William Cook William Cook ... Himself
Phil Cool Phil Cool ... Himself
John Kaye Cooper John Kaye Cooper ... Himself
Phil Cornwell ... Himself
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Sixty years ago impressionists were the poor relations of comedy and relatively small players in radio and variety, but since the birth of the genre, impressionism pushed boundaries in an attempt to make us laugh with its audacity.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 2006 (UK) See more »

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