Series: The Catherine Tate Show
The Catherine Tate Show
is a popular British Sketch Comedy
(2004-2007) show written and performed by comedienne Catherine Tate
, as the name suggests
. It is based on a number of regular characters and introduced many catchphrases, including "Am I bovvered?", "What a fucking liberty!", "How very dare you!", "Who, dear? Me, dear? Gay, dear? No, dear!", "Have a guess!", "I can do that!" and "The dirty bastards!"
The best-known recurring characters are Lauren, a cheeky "chav" schoolgirl with attitude; and Nan, a foul-mouthed grandmother.
A one-off Christmas Episode
, Nan's Christmas Carol
, aired in 2009 and Nan got her own sitcom pilot in 2014.
The Catherine Tate Show provides examples of the following tropes: