This is the fourth episode of the second series of That Mitchell and Webb Look. It is the tenth episode overall. It originally aired March 13th, 2008. [1]


Off-beat comedy sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Featuring a clip from the first ever daytime TV talk show, The Mrs Patricia Wilberforce Programme; a trip to the not very normal theme Park Flamingo World, where the motto is 'Of course they're real flamingos'; and some explorers debate whether Virginia mightn't be quite an odd name for a colony.[2]

Sketch ListEdit


Picture Title/Description/Cast Sidenotes
Explorers: West Indies
Runner: Columbus' accomplice is unsure about the name of the West Indies.
Wedding Arrival
A wedding guest presents the bride and groom with a series of envelopes.
  • Wedding Guest: Robert Webb
  • Groom: David Mitchell
  • Bride: Sarah Hadland
George IV

The British Broadcasting Corporation: The Mrs. Patricia Wilberforce Programme
Recurring: After a brief message from King George VI, Mrs. Patricia Wilberforce hosts her confusing, dated programme on real-life sticky situations.
  • Mrs. Patricia Wilberforce: David Mitchell
  • BBC Announcer / King George VI: Robert Webb
  • Albert Compton: Mark Evans
  • Mrs. Compton: Barunka O'Shaughnessy
  • Margaret Blighton: Olivia Colman
Farmer and Horse: Violin
Recurring: A farmer tries to get his horse to sing along to his violin playing.
  • Farmer: Robert Webb
Explorers: Virginia
Runner: Sir Walter Raleigh's accomplice isn't too keen on naming land after the fact that Queen Elizabeth was presumably a virgin.
  • Sir Walter Raleigh: David Mitchell
  • Accomplice: Robert Webb
Insulting Librarian
A librarian insults a woman into submission over her checking out Shane Richie's "Rags to Richie."
  • Librarian: Robert Webb
  • Woman: Joanna Neary
  • Co-worker: James Bachman
  • Although a one-off character on That Mitchell and Webb Look, this sketch is a variant of several recurring sketches from That Mitchell and Webb Sound.
Bts stalingrad
Behind the Scenes: The Battle of Stalingrad
Runner: David and Robert argue over David's qualifications to work on a documentary about the Battle of Stalingrad.
  • David Mitchell: Himself
  • Robert Webb: Himself
Everything is fine
Everything Is Now Fine
In spite of recent incidents, everything is now fine.
  • Tim: David Mitchell
  • Eric: Robert Webb
  • Karen: Olivia Colman
Ancient Roman VHS
An archaeologist excitedly presents his latest finding: a VHS dating back to ancient Rome.
  • Mike: David Mitchell
  • Simon: Robert Webb
  • Jerry: James Bachman
  • Archaeologist #4: Olivia Colman
  • Archaeologist #5: Mark Evans
  • Roman Woman: Joanna Neary
  • Roman Man #1: Robert Webb
  • Roman Man #2: Danny McEvoy
Colinray time traveler
Colin and Ray: Time Traveler
Recurring: Colin struggles to convince Ray of the existence of a time-traveling Victorian.
  • Colin: Robert Webb
  • Ray: David Mitchell
  • Time Traveler: Mark Evans
  • During taping, the word "spurious" was misspelled as "spurious" and had to be fixed. However, the word "pusillanimous" was not - it can be seen spelled as "puscillanimous."
Bts clever
Behind the Scenes: Clever
Runner: Robert and David argue about him knowing he's not as clever as he thinks.
  • David Mitchell: Himself
  • Robert Webb: Himself
Explorers: New South Wales
Runner: Captain Cook's accomplice isn't sure what to think of the explorer's comparison of newly-discovered land to Wales.
  • Captain Cook: David Mitchell
  • Accomplice: Robert Webb
Wanking at home
Wanking At Home
Terry wants to know if it gets any easier to stop wanking at home.
  • Terry: Robert Webb
  • Gary: David Mitchell
  • Anita: Olivia Colman
  • Michelle: Barunka O'Shaughnessy
Flamingo World
A family takes a visit to Flamingo World, but the father finds something far greater than he anticipated.
  • Flamingo World Operator: David Mitchell
  • Customer: Robert Webb
  • Wife: Joanna Neary
  • Woman: Sarah Hadland
  • Flamingo #1: James Bachman
  • Flamingo #2: Mark Evans
Behind the Scenes: Nudist Sauna
Runner: Robert gets jealous that James and David are going to a nudist sauna together.
  • David Mitchell: Himself
  • Robert Webb: Himself
  • James Bachman: Himself
Explorers: Greenland
Runner: "Whatever."
  • Arctic Explorer: David Mitchell
  • Accomplice: Robert Webb


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