Fast Show At Christmas

The Fast Show, Christmas Special, 1996

Originally shown as part of the third series this was the first Fast Show Christmas episode and the only one to mention Christmas in the title.  The only other episode screened around the festive period would be “The Last Fast Show Ever” four years later.


A festive edition of the fast paced comedy sketch show.

Among the characters joining in the festive fun are Ron Manager and Ted and Ralph.  Meanwhile the jazz club puts a new spin on “We wish you a Merry Christmas”










Paul Whitehouse
Charlie Higson
Caroline Aherne
Simon Day


Channel: BBC2
Written By: Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson with additional material from Brendan O’Casey
Original Transmission Date: 27th December 1996