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ALAS SMITH AND JONES (BBC Comedy, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones)

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UK / BBC2 / 25×30 minutes 1×40 minutes / 1984-1988 4 seasons plus 1 special

Script Editor: Jimmy Mulville / Producers: Martin Shardlow, Jimmy Mulville, John Kilby, Jamie Rix

Sketch series with Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones carrying on from where they left off on Not the Nine O’Clock News. Writers included Smith and Jones themselves, Clive Anderson, Laurie Rowley, Rory McGrath, Andy Hamilton, Rob Grant & Doug Naylor, Guy Jenkin, Jack Docherty & Moray Hunter.

The special was called Alas Sage and Onion. See also The World According to Smith and Jones, The Home Made Xmas Video, Smith and Jones in Small Doses and Smith and Jones.