This is the first episode of the second series of That Mitchell and Webb Look. It is the seventh episode overall. It originally aired February 21st, 2008.[1]


Comedy sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. There's a chance to learn the ancient art of padlock folding or Padlockigami. A man gets a little too excited about football. There's a staffing problem in an innuendo-ridden 70s hospital. Sir Digby Chicken Caesar goes on another rip-roaring adventure. And some stone-age technophobes are sceptical about bronze.[2]

Sketch ListEdit


Picture Title/Description/Cast Sidenotes
Helivets: Dog
Recurring: The Helivets try to save a dog.
  • This sketch marks the first appearance of the Helivets.
Racist War Reenactment
A war reenactor is tired of the same old reenactment, but the newest preposition might not be in the best taste.
  • Cavaliers Actor / Rebel Militiamen Actor: Robert Webb
  • Roundheads Actor / Congo Government Lead Actor: David Mitchell
  • Extras: James Bachman, Unknown


Bawdy 1970s Hospital
Dr. Asquith can't quite get the hang of innuendo.
  • Dr. Asquith: Robert Webb
  • Hospital Manager: David Mitchell
  • Mr. Peppard: Tobie Davies
  • Doctor: Mark Evans
  • Nurse Sidebottom: Sarah Hadland
  • Patient: James Bachman
  • The sketch serves as an homage to the Carry On franchise.

A Welsch padlock folder shows how to turn a padlock into a swan.
  • Presenter: Robert Webb
  • Guitarist: James Bachman

Watch the football! Watch it! Watch it, it's gonna move!
  • Presenter: David Mitchell




Film Director
A director presents films with an astonishing sense of reality.
  • Director: David Mitchell
  • Interviewer: Robert Webb

Sometimes Fires Go Out:

  • Husband: James Bachman
  • Wife: Olivia Colman

The Man Who Has A Cough And It's Just A Cough And He's Fine:

  • Adam: Robert Webb
  • Kylie: Joanna Neary

The Gathering People:

  • Prime Minister: Gus Brown
  • Minister #1: James Bachman
  • Minister #2: Mark Evans
  • Minister #3: Unknown

The Episode of Casualty:

  • Mother: Olivia Colman
  • Daughter: Unknown
  • This marks Joanna Neary's first appearance on the show.
The Surprising Adventures of Sir Digby Chicken Caesar: Birthday
Recurring: Sir Digby and Ginger flee through the fairgrounds and infiltrate a children's birthday party.
  • Sir Digby Chicken Caesar: Robert Webb
  • Ginger: David Mitchell
  • Man with Watch: James Bachman
  • Clown: Mark Evans?

Bronze Orientation Day
A Stone Age chipper and tier are introduced to bronze, but the chipper isn't too sure how to feel about the new innovation.
  • Big Feet (Chipper): Robert Webb
  • Redbeard (Tier): David Mitchell
  • Hairy Back: James Bachman
  • Caveman #4: Mark Evans
Sensitive Freakshows: The Boy with an Arse for a Face
A documentary presents Kevin Armstrong, a boy with a very peculiar issue.
  • Narrator: David Mitchell
  • Mother: Olivia Colman
  • Kevin Armstrong: Kiran Shah
  • This is the first appearance of the recurring Sensitive Freakshow sketches.
Behind the Scenes: That Mitchell and Webb Look Garden
Runner: Robert and David discuss how every show, not just Blue Peter, has a secret garden.
  • David Mitchell: Himself
  • Robert Webb: Himself
  • Adrian Chiles: Himself
  • Adrian Chiles is the show's second special guest. The first was Gyles Brandweth.

The Numberwang Code
Recurring: From the creators of Numberwang! comes The Numberwang Code, a gritty new take on The Da Vinci Code.
  • Charles: David Mitchell
  • Show Host / Old Man: Robert Webb
  • French Girl: Joanna Neary
  • Assistant: James Bachman
  • Numberfaced Man: Mark Evans
Behind the Scenes: That Mitchell and Webb Look Garden: Part II
Runner: David and Robert check out the show's real garden.
  • David Mitchell: Himself
  • Robert Webb: Himself
  • Adrian Chiles: Himself
Extreme Negative Feedback
An executive employs a man to provide extreme negative feedback to assess a worker's ability to deal with stressful situations.
  • Scott: David Mitchell
  • Derek: Robert Webb
  • Sellacron Executive: James Bachman
  • Sellacron Executive #2: Barunka O'Shaughnessy


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