A Bit of Fry and Laurie

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie was an English sketch-based comedy. It starred Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, who also doubled as the show's writers. The show aired in 4 separate series on BBC 2 between 1989 and 1995. This show came about due to the success of a special aired at Christmas in 1986. A Bit of Fry and Laurie received excellent reviews for its innovative approach to comedy.
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  • Stephen Fry

    Stephen Fry

    Various Roles

    Hugh Laurie

    Hugh Laurie

    Various roles

    Liz Smith

    Liz Smith

    Department Store Customer

    John Bird

    John Bird

    Derek, John

    Phyllida Law

    Phyllida Law

    Hospitality Guest 2

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    Comedy

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    British TV, quirky characters, Sketch, witty remarks, social commentary