Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a comedy that was based on the subversion of ordinary situations by the surreal or macabre – Big Train
About the Show
Summary of Plot
A British sketch comedy show where people in ordinary situations suddenly find themselves in absurd situations.. – iMDB
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Kevin Eldon – Various
Mark Heap – Various
Simon Pegg – Various
- The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998
- based on the subversion of ordinary situations by the surreal or macabre.
- Big Train attracted only a limited audience.
- The title of the show is derived from the song run during the credits, “Big Train”, which was recorded by Max Greger and his Orchestra
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