The Cheese Shop Presents The Butter Factor

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A sketch-packed show with Steve 'not the snooker player' Davies, gardener Jack Finsborough, and songs from 70s singer Ted Ruby.

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Agony Uncle, Steve Davis, answers your letters and offers advice on how to grow a moustache without looking like a ponce.

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Comedy sketches galore abound from the Cheese Shop.

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Sketches and songs from the off-the-wall Cheese Shop team.

The Brandy Butter Factor - Christmas Special20111222 (BBC7)

A festive hamper of seasonal sketches with Gerard Foster, Dave Lamb, Gordon Southern and Tim Verrinder.

From December 1997.

Seasonal sketches with Gerard Foster, Dave Lamb, Gordon Southern and Tim Verrinder.

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More comedy from the Warwick alumni of Gerard Foster, Dave Lamb, Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder, Ben Ward and Richard Webb.

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More characters and sketches from the comedy team of six.

Recorded in Cardiff.

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More comedy from the Warwick alumni of Gerard Foster, Dave Lamb, Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder, Ben Ward and Richard Webb.

More comedy from the Warwick alumni of Gerard Foster, Dave Lamb, Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder and Richard Webb.

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Revue based comedy featuring tortoise racing, a rather elderly student and a radio gardener's advice about some unusual roses.

a talking dog and Jack Finsborough, radio gardener, setting roses on fire.

Jack Finsborough, radio gardener explains how to set roses on fire.

Sketches, songs and jokes and a soap opera with a talking dog.

Vocal travelogue doppelgangers David Frost and Alan Whicker are intimidated by a farmer.

Another showcase for the six young writer performers who turned comedy into a retail dairy produce!

More characters and sketches from the team of six churning out rich comedy.

Including Ben Ward and Tim Verrinder.

Revue based comedy featuring tortoise racing, an elderly student and a radio gardener's advice about some unusual roses.

Six young writer-performers with revue based comedy - tortoise racing and a soap with a talking dog.

From January 1997.

Featuring tortoise racing and a soap with a talking dog.

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Car connoisseur Conrad Temple customises someone's ride.

Vocal travelogue doppelgangers David Frost and Alan Whicker are intimidated by a farmer.

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Professor Dudley Dower races a tortoise, journalist Harwood Carter tortures a celebrity, and radio gardener Jack Finsborough explains how to set roses on fire.

'Luvverly fire!' passes for gardening advice in the six-man sketch show.

A tough talk show, time travel tips - and a daffodil shocker.

Sketch comedy from Cardiff with Dave Lamb.

From January 2007.

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Another showcase for the six young writer performers who turned comedy into a retail dairy produce!

'Luvverly fire!' passes for gardening advice in the six-man sketch show.

Sketch show humour from the Cheese Show team including Dave Lamb and Richard Webb.

Recorded in Edinburgh.

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Hercule Poirot's murder mystery - and a freak piano student.

Sketch comedy from Edinburgh with Dave Lamb.

From January 1997.

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Sketches, songs and jokes, including the `Celebrity Illness' slot.

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The last in this run of the comedy series includes a visit to the Cairns Film Festival and the world bouncy castle championships.

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Contributors include agony uncle Steve Davis and singer-songwriter Ted Ruby.

The Cheese Shop boys turn their attention to everything from a youthful Michael Owen, to the re-launch of Chichester Radio.

Another showcase for the six young writer performers who turned comedy into retail dairy produce!

Young Michael Owen's match report - and Chichester Radio relaunched.

Sketch comedy with Ben Ward and Dave Lamb.

From May 1998.

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The only comedy team that offers advice on sharing your flat with a bear, featuring the return of the first man on Mars.

Showcasing the comedy team of six young writers with revue-based character and sketch comedy.

Manufactured drama in TV docu-soap 'The Newsagents' - and an incompetent vet.

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On tonight's show, the Tiny Little Gay Man from New Zealand.

Ted Ruby returns with his very own cult.

More characters and sketches from the comedy team of six.

Recorded in Brighton.

Brighton is the venue from this show by the all-male team of four.

A champion beautiful baby - and an assault on the local pier.

Sketch comedy from Brighton with Gerard Foster.

A champion beautiful baby, and an assault on the local pier. From June 1998.

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Ted Ruby is in jail, and Chichester Radio is in the red after its disastrous relaunch.

More offbeat characters and sketches from the comedy team of six, recorded in Cardiff.

Singer Ted Ruby in jail - and the Heimlich manoeuvre is no choke.

Sketch comedy from Cardiff with Dave Lamb.

From June 1998.

Singer Ted Ruby is in jail, and the Heimlich manoeuvre is no choke. Sketch comedy from Cardiff.

Singer Ted Ruby is in jail, and the Heimlich manoeuvre is no choke.

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A rare airing of 70's sitcom Who's in the Navy? and soap opera Snipers Alley

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The comedy of team of six with more characters and sketches - recorded in Warwick.

The comedy team of six with more characters and sketches - recorded in Warwick.

'Changing Rooms' only slightly - and an escaped seal - in disguise.

Sketch comedy from Warwick with Ben War.

'Changing Rooms' only slightly, and an escaped seal - in disguise. Sketch comedy from Warwick with Ben War.

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A third series of comedy sketches with a host of new and established characters.

Including Steve (not the snooker player) Davies, gardening expert Jack Finsborough, and songs from seventies singer Ted Ruby.

Find out how to stab pixies and experience the unedifying raw power of black dog magic.

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A meeting of Grahams - and 'Who's in the Algarve?' is back.

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The mild John Adams is subjected to more physical discomfort.

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Cheesy pop has-been Ted Ruby explains his boyhood genius. Sketch comedy with Richard Webb and Dave Lamb. From January 1999.

Cheesy pop has-been Ted Ruby explains his boyhood genius.

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A sketch-packed show with Steve 'not the snooker player' Davies, gardener Jack Finsborough, and songs from 70s singer Ted Ruby.

A sketch-packed show with Steve 'not the snooker player' Davies, gardener Jack Finsborough, and songs from Ted Ruby.

1990s sketch comedy with Steve 'not the snooker player' Davies, gardener Jack Finsborough and songs from singer Ted Ruby.

1990s sketch comedy with Steve 'not the snooker player' Davies, gardener Jack Finsborough and songs from '70s singer Ted Ruby.

Reporter Henry Pain sees the sunny-side of a natural disaster. Sketch comedy with Dave Lamb and Ben Ward. From February 1999.

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A cow that lays eggs? All this and musical legend Ted Ruby too.