The Fast Show, Friday, BBC 2 10pm
The fast Show is now 20 years old and to celebrate this milestone and the BBC’s 50th anniversary the Beeb is screening this special edition. All the rich gallery of comic characters are here, including Ted and Ralph, Atkinson, Rowley Birkin QC and Competitive Dad.
And who can forget the famous catchphrases such as “Scorchio!” “I’ll get my coat” and “I was very, very drunk”?
And here’s another thing, among the show’s famous fans is Johnny Depp, who loves it so much that he agreed to star in a a Suits You sketch. The late DJ and presenter John Peel was also a fan, singing its praises on air.