Fanshawe Gets To The Bottom Of

Simon Fanshaew presents a comedy compilation clip show, with Anne Bryson and Peter Gunn [series 1], and Bill Wallis [series 2 onward]

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Episodes

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0101Love2000100520010321
20030718 (BBC7)

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0101Things Spiritual2000100520010418
20030815 (BBC7)

Featuring archive clips of Bill Cosby, Jennifer Saunders, Mel Brooks and John Cleese.

0102Sport2000101220010425
20030822 (BBC7)

The pointlessness of coming second.

Featuring archive clips of Max Boyce, Jerry Seinfeld, Tommy Cooper and Jennifer Saunders.

0102Things Foreign2000101220010328
20030725 (BBC7)
0103Class2000101920010404
20030801 (BBC7)
0103Love2000101920010321
0104Health2000102620010411
20030808 (BBC7)

Featuring comedy archive clips of Woody Allen, among others.

0104Things Foreign2000102620010328
0105Class2000110220010404
20030801 (BBC7)
0105Things Spiritual2000110220010418
0106Health2000110920010411
20030808 (BBC7)

Featuring comedy archive clips of Woody Allen, among others.

0106 LASTSport2000110920010425
20030822 (BBC7)

The pointlessness of coming second.

Featuring archive clips of Max Boyce, Jerry Seinfeld, Tommy Cooper and Jennifer Saunders.

0201Acting2001082320010824
20030829 (BBC7)

Featuring archive clips of Eddie Izzard, Nigel Planer and Tallulah Bankhead.

0202Work2001083020010831
20030905 (BBC7)

Featuring archive material from Kenneth Williams, Bill Hicks and the `Monty Python' team.

0203Drink2001090620010907
20030912 (BBC7)

Featuring archive material from Dorothy Parker, Mrs Shufflewick and Noel Coward.

0204Leisure2001091320010914
20030919 (BBC7)

With archive extracts from Victoria Wood, Jerry Seinfeld and Flanders and Swan.

0205Poitics2001092020010921

With archive extracts from Peter Sellers, Alf Garnett and the Monty Python team.

0206Marriage2001092720010928
20030926 (BBC7)

Including archive extracts from Joan Rivers, Victoria Wood and Basil Fawlty.

0206 LASTMarriage2001092720010928
20030926 (BBC7)

Including archive extracts from Joan Rivers, Victoria Wood and Basil Fawlty.

0301Music20020523

Contributors to the investigation into music include Spike Milligan, Billy Connolly and Victor Borge.

0302Power20020530

Featuring contributions from Woody Allen, Peter Cook and Victoria Wood

0303Families20020606

Featuring contributions from Harry Enfield, Ardal O'Hanlon and Victoria Wood

0304Geography20020613

Featuring contributions from `Not the Nine O'Clock News', Peter Sellers and Peter Ustinov

0305Money20020620

Featuring Noel Coward, Harry Enfield and Spike Milligan

0306 LASTHistory20020627

Featuring contributions from `Blackadder', Eddie Izzard and Jo Brand

0401Trains, Planes And Automobiles20031009

Simon and his chauffeur Bill Wallis attempt to reach the end of the programme using all available means of transport.

Their futile quest is assisted by Alan Davies, Rhona Cameron and Flanders and Swann.

0402Crime And Punishment20031016

Simon spends a night in the cells, accompanied by his jailer Bill Wallis

0403Getting Older20031023

Simon and his elderly vizier Bill Wallis spend half an hour aging together.

Those helping them let nature take its course include Jasper Carrot, Tom Lehrer and Peter Sellers

0404Customer Service20031030

Simon and disgruntled customer Bill Wallis can barely contain their rage at the standard of service.

Harry Enfield's builders and a visit to Fawlty Towers confirm their worst opinions.

0405High Culture20031106

Simon and Bill Wallis consider the meaning of art, with help from Eddie Izzard, Dudley Moore and Stanley Unwin

0406 LASTThe Animal Kingdom20031113

Simon goes among the beasts of the earth with zookeeper Bill Wallis.

Other animal handlers offering advice include Tom Lehrer, Jerry Seinfeld and Flanders and Swann.

04NEWYEARParty Spirit20041231

On one of the great party nights of the year, Simon Fanshawe and Bill Wallis stay at home and treat themselves to a cornucopia of comedy, quotations, literature and laughter.

Noel Coward, Julian and Sandy and Jasper Carrot are among those who join in the fun.

04XMASChristmas2004122520061225

Santa Simon Fanshawe and his little helper Bill Wallis ride out though the festive season on a sledge of comedy, quotations, literature and laughter.

Santa Simon Fanshawe and his little helper Bill Wallis ride out though the festive season on a sledge made of comedy, quotations, literature and laughter.

They are assisted by Peter Cooke and Dudley Moore, Morecambe and Wise and Tom Lehrer