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Alfresco. Series 1 / written by Ben Elton ... [and others] ; directed by Stuart Orme ; produced by Sandy Ross and John G. Temple.

Elton, Ben. (Added Author). Orme, Stuart. (Added Author). Ross, Sandy. (Added Author). Laurie, Hugh, 1959- (Added Author). Thompson, Emma. (Added Author). Fry, Stephen, 1957- (Added Author). Acorn Media (Firm) (Added Author). Hugh Laurie, Robbie Coltrane, Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 169 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, 2008.

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General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on British television in 1983.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hugh Laurie, Robbie Coltrane, Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry.
Summary, etc.:
Wickedly funny send-ups of pop culture, bureaucracy, and this very show. Combines the satirical bite of Saturday Night Live with the absurdist flair of Monty Python's Flying Circus. Contains 7 episodes.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation.
Language Note:
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: English wit and humor.
Genre: Television comedies.
Foreign television programs.
Television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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