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* WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb: In "Act Your Age," Phineas mentions that Ferb will be attending Camford on Oxbury for university.

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* WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb: In "Act Your Age," Phineas mentions that Ferb will be attending Camford on Oxbury for university.


* The fictional Bailie College at Oxford made occasional appearances on ''Series/YesMinister'', being Sir Humphrey's alma mater, to which he retains connections. One of the oldest Oxford colleges in RealLife is Balliol. Bernard is noted as another Oxford alumnus, having read Classics (his pedantry regarding grammar and Latin are a running joke). Both tease Hacker for having attended the London School of Economics (the LSE is a perfectly respectable university, but since it was inaugurated in the 19th century and actually teaches things with real-world application, it is considered quite the ''parvenu'' by the Oxbridge set) and take any opportunity to pour (exceedingly polite) abuse and disdain upon Cantabrigian civil servants.

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* The fictional Bailie College at Oxford made occasional appearances on ''Series/YesMinister'', being Sir Humphrey's alma mater, to which he retains connections. One of the oldest Oxford colleges in RealLife is Balliol. Bernard is noted as another Oxford alumnus, having read Classics (his pedantry regarding grammar and Latin are a running joke). Both tease Hacker for having attended the London School of Economics (the LSE is a perfectly respectable university, but since it was inaugurated in the 19th century and actually teaches things with real-world application, it is considered quite the ''parvenu'' by the Oxbridge set) and take any opportunity to pour (exceedingly polite) abuse and disdain upon Cantabrigian civil servants. (As an example, one episode offers a JustSoStory explaining that a motorway was built to Oxford before Cambridge because the Department of Transport rarely had a permanent secretary who went to Cambridge.)


* ''LuckyLuke'': QuitessentialBritishGentleman Waldo Badminton often makes reference to his upbringing at Oxbridge, [[BoardingSchoolOfHorrors relating how the dormitories weren't heated and the windows open at night.]]

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* ''LuckyLuke'': QuitessentialBritishGentleman ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'': QuintessentialBritishGentleman Waldo Badminton often makes reference to his upbringing at Oxbridge, [[BoardingSchoolOfHorrors relating how the dormitories weren't heated and the windows open at night.]]


A portmanteau term for the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge (two distinct institutions). They are the UK's equivalent to the UsefulNotes/IvyLeague[[note]]Well, two universities within the Russell Group, the actual Great British equivalent. They don't like the term 'Oxbridge', being very loyal to one or the other. And would consider being called "UK's equivalent to the Ivy League" to be an insult.[[/note]] and thus they are popular in UK fiction. They have also inspired fictional universities such as the [[WizardingSchool Unseen University]] for wizards in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels.

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A portmanteau term for the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge (two distinct institutions). They are the UK's equivalent to of (and the basis for) the UsefulNotes/IvyLeague[[note]]Well, two universities within the Russell Group, the actual Great British equivalent. They don't like the term 'Oxbridge', being very loyal to one or the other. And would consider being called "UK's equivalent to the Ivy League" to be an insult.[[/note]] and thus they are popular in UK fiction. They have also inspired fictional universities such as the [[WizardingSchool Unseen University]] for wizards in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels.


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* ''LuckyLuke'': QuitessentialBritishGentleman Waldo Badminton often makes reference to his upbringing at Oxbridge, [[BoardingSchoolOfHorrors relating how the dormitories weren't heated and the windows open at night.]]
-->It built character or it filled family mausoleums.
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* The Literature/SherlockHolmes story "The Three Students" takes place in a university town called Camford.


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* ''Film/ChariotsOfFire'': One of the main characters, Harold Abrahams, starts his running career competing in and successfully finishing the Trinity Court Great Run whilst studying at Cambridge - getting around the 343 metres of court in the c.43 seconds it takes for the bells to chime 12. This has only been confirmed as being done in real life twice, the first in 1927 and the second in 2007 (the current route shaves the corners off and takes it down to 299 metres, manageable by a good club athlete) - Seb Coe just missed out in 1988. The real-life Abrahams never even attempted it.
** These scenes were actually done at Eton College, as Trinity declined permission to film fearing depictions of anti-Semitism.
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* ''Series/ChariotsOfFire'': One of the main characters starts his running career competing in and succesfully finishing the Trinity Court Great Run studying at Cambridge - getting around the 343 metres of court in the c.43 seconds it takes for the bells to chime 12. This has only been confirmed as being done in real-life twice, the first in 1927 and the second in 2007 (the current route shaves the corners off and takes it down to 299 metres, manageable by a good club athlete) - Seb Coe just missed out in 1988. Abrahams never even attempted it.
** These scenes were actually done at Eton College, as Trinity declined permission to film fearing depictions of anti-Semitism.


* As the page quote shows, ''Series/{{Blackadder}}''. This was also an inside joke; Creator/StephenFry, who played Melchett, was a Cambridge man, while Creator/RowanAtkinson, who played Blackadder, attended Oxford.

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* As In ''[[Series/{{Blackadder}} Blackadder Goes Forth]]'', Captain Blackadder is tasked with finding a German spy in the page quote shows, ''Series/{{Blackadder}}''. British ranks. He tests one of his suspects by asking her if her late boyfriend, who she claims was a British soldier, went to one of the "Great British Universities" but lists three instead of two. He uses her failing to catch this as proof that she's the spy. [[CloudCuckoolander General Melchett]] has his own idea about which of the universities is the odd one out. This was also an inside joke; Creator/StephenFry, who played Melchett, was a Cambridge man, while Creator/RowanAtkinson, who played Blackadder, attended Oxford.Oxford.
-->'''Blackadder:''' I asked if he'd been to one of the great universities: Oxford, Cambridge, or Hull.\\
'''Nurse Mary:''' Well?\\
'''Blackadder:''' You failed to spot that only ''two'' of those are great universities.\\
'''Nurse Mary:''' You swine!\\
'''Melchett:''' That's right! Oxford's a complete dump!


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* In ''ComicBook/XStatix'', one of the Euro-Trash mutants is Oxford Blue, a Hulk-like bruiser based out of Oxford.
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* ''Film/{{Shadowlands}}'' - Film about Creator/CSLewis, definitely an eccentric don, set partly in Magdalen College, Oxford where he taught.
* In ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', the University of Oxford is the alma mater of Charles Xavier, and there are several Oxford scenes shot on location. It is clear, however, that the writers did not do their research properly, as his claim that you don't get to be called a professor unless you have a teaching position is utterly untrue. A professor at a UK university is not the same thing as a professor at a US university, and at Oxford in particular, professors frequently do little to no teaching. Someone in his position would either be a Junior Research Fellow or, if so elected by his college, a Don.
* ''Franchise/HarryPotter'': Hogwarts is heavily based on Oxford, with much of the movies' locations filmed in colleges and university buildings (e.g. Bodleian Library), in the surrounding area, or using sets based on the architecture.
* In ''Film/AnEducation'', Jenny dreams of going to Oxford, until her relationship with David distracts her from her goal. [[spoiler: She eventually does attend Oxford, and the movie ends with a shot of her riding a bicycle with a boy on the grounds of Oxford University.]]
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* Amateur detective Gervaise Fen, in the series by Edmund Crispin, is an Oxford don.
* ''Literature/BridesheadRevisited'' (Novel and film) - The two main characters meet while studying at Oxford.
* ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials'' - Alternative Oxford, but still quite recognisable.
* Creator/ConnieWillis' ''Literature/DoomsdayBook'', ''Fire Watch'' and ''Literature/ToSayNothingOfTheDog'': Oxford in the future runs a TimeTravel project.
* Literature/LordPeterWimsey is a Balliol alumnus. In the same series, Harriet Vane attended Shrewsbury, a fictional all-female Oxford College.
* A character in "Literature/TheSerialMurders", one of Creator/KimNewman's Literature/DiogenesClub stories, is another Shrewsbury alumna; on its first American publication, the story included a footnote that helpfully explained that Shrewsbury was an Oxford college whose other famous alumni included Harriet Vane, but mischievously neglected to mention that both were fictional.
* Literature/MaryRussell spends a great deal of time at Oxford.
* [[Literature/TheGreatGatsby Jay Gatsby]] went to Oxford. [[spoiler:Well, sort of. He was there briefly after WWI as part of a "mixup" of some kind, but left after a couple months to search for Daisy.]]
* The ''Literature/DoctorWhoNewAdventures'' novel ''The Dimension Riders'' by Daniel Blythe is set in the fictional St Matthew's College. The college president is a retired Time Lord. Presumably, the author (an alumnus of St John's, Oxford) wanted to balance out "Shada".
* Christminster University in Creator/ThomasHardy's ''Literature/JudeTheObscure'' is a [[NoCommunitiesWereHarmed thinly disguised]] Oxford. The title character is at Bibliol College, which is a barely-disguised-at-all Balliol.
* ''Oxford Murders'' (both the book and the film). It also features Cambridge, albeit very briefly.
* ''Literature/ADiscoveryOfWitches'' is set in Oxford, and heavily features the Bodleian library, colleges, and the river.
* ''Literature/TheCavaliersSeries'' As the name of the first book, Oxford Blood, suggests, the series is set at Oxford University. The books revolve around a vampire dining society based on the real life Bullingdon Club. The books give a detailed portrayal of life as an contemporary undergraduate student. All the boxes - Oxford Union, punting, rowing, black tie dinners, tutorials with grumpy dons - are quite thoroughly ticked.
* ''Literature/TheBoneSeason'': In AlternateTimeline England, Oxford has been converted into a penal colony called Sheol I for magic-users known as "voyants." Many of the buildings have fallen into disrepair except for those used as residences by the magical race known as the Rephaim. The city was given to the Rephaim when they first arrived on Earth and has since been off-limits to the public.
* The ''Literature/VillageTales'' novels are rife with Oxonians: a goodly number of the clergy, a lot of peers, gentry, and The County, and any number of scholars and professors. The Duke of Taunton and the Nawab (both Christ Church men) were captain and vice-captain, respectively, of the [[UsefulNotes/{{Cricket}} OUCC]] 1st [=XI=], the Duke's cousin the Duke of Trowbridge (also up at the House) having preceded him in that role, and Taunton and the Nawab are nowadays a Fellow of All Souls and involved with [=OCIS=], respectively. Both of the Duke of Taunton's nephews are up at Oxford (the House and Oriel in turn). The Rector and two of his three curates are Oxford men (Keble, Keble, and Jesus); the third is a retired Cambridge don new to Orders. And Professor the Baroness Lacy may lecture at Durham, but she's a product of Oxford (LMH), as is her deputy in the local archaeological survey, Professor Den Farnaby of All Souls and the House, Tauntonian Professor of Ancient British History and Antiquities.
* Literature/HilaryTamar is an Oxford don, and most of the main cast of lawyers are Oxford graduates; the exception is Cantrip, who went to Cambridge and is therefore seen as the brawny and less intelligent member of the group.
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* ''Series/InspectorMorse'' and ''Series/{{Lewis}}''- Several episodes involving Oxford colleges, with sarcastic and eccentric dons and establishing shots of the dreaming spires.
* The fictional Bailie College at Oxford made occasional appearances on ''Series/YesMinister'', being Sir Humphrey's alma mater, to which he retains connections. One of the oldest Oxford colleges in RealLife is Balliol. Bernard is noted as another Oxford alumnus, having read Classics (his pedantry regarding grammar and Latin are a running joke). Both tease Hacker for having attended the London School of Economics (the LSE is a perfectly respectable university, but since it was inaugurated in the 19th century and actually teaches things with real-world application, it is considered quite the ''parvenu'' by the Oxbridge set) and take any opportunity to pour (exceedingly polite) abuse and disdain upon Cantabrigian civil servants.
* Cal Lightman of ''Series/LieToMe'' went to Oxford.
* In the first episode of Series 4 of ''Series/TheSarahJaneAdventures'' Luke and K-9 were [[PutOnABus put in a yellow VW Beetle]] to Oxford after Luke passed his A Levels a year early.
* Series/InspectorLynley is an Oxford alum, as is [[Series/TheXFiles Agent Mulder]].
* In ''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'', Helen Magnus was the first woman to attend Oxford, where she met [[UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper John Druitt]], UsefulNotes/NikolaTesla, [[TheInvisibleMan Nigel Griffin]], and [[SherlockHolmes James Watson]] (and was canonically lusted after by three out of those last four). "The Five" form a critical aspect of ''Sanctuary'''s backstory.
-->'''Will''': [[UsefulNotes/NikolaTesla The guy who invented radio]] just dissed UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper.
* As the page quote shows, ''Series/{{Blackadder}}''. This was also an inside joke; Creator/StephenFry, who played Melchett, was a Cambridge man, while Creator/RowanAtkinson, who played Blackadder, attended Oxford.
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* ''Literature/TheCanterburyTales'': The Reeve's Tale is set in one of the original Cambridge colleges.
* ''Series/ChariotsOfFire'': One of the main characters starts his running career competing in and succesfully finishing the Trinity Court Great Run studying at Cambridge - getting around the 343 metres of court in the c.43 seconds it takes for the bells to chime 12. This has only been confirmed as being done in real-life twice, the first in 1927 and the second in 2007 (the current route shaves the corners off and takes it down to 299 metres, manageable by a good club athlete) - Seb Coe just missed out in 1988. Abrahams never even attempted it.
** These scenes were actually done at Eton College, as Trinity declined permission to film fearing depictions of anti-Semitism.
* ''Series/PorterhouseBlue'': Set in a fictional Cambridge college. Which is not Peterhouse, at all.
* The ''Series/DoctorWho'' story "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E6Shada Shada]]" is set at St Cedd's College, a fictional Cambridge college, and was filmed in Cambridge. It was written by Cambridge alumnus Creator/DouglasAdams, who also used it in his novel ''Series/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency''. In the forward to ''Dirk Gently'' he notes that elements of it are based loosely on his own college, St John's, as well as other colleges. St Cedd's appears in the second episode of the ''Series/DirkGently'' TV series.
** Makes sense, since they're basically the same thing.
** Ian and Barbara are revealed to have become Cambridge professors.
* The 'Imogen Quy' detective novels by Jill Paton Walsh are set in a fictional Cambridge college.
* Susannah Gregory's 'Matthew Bartholomew' novels are set in and around one of the original Cambridge colleges.
* ''Series/{{Grantchester}}'': Takes place in Grantchester, a village just south of Cambridge. Some of the mysteries involve university fellows, and Sidney is often seen cycling up and down King's Parade, past King's College. In the stories that the series is based on, Sidney combines his post as a vicar with an academic post at his old college, Corpus Christi.
* Literature/JamesBond has a First in Oriental Languages from Cambridge.
* At the beginning of ''Literature/TheVoyageOfTheDawnTreader 2010'' film, there are several shots of university buildings, including King's College.
* ''Literature/TheWorstWitch'' followup ''Weirdsister College'' relocates Mildred and company from Wizard School to Wizard Cambridge College.
* ''Literature/TheLiarNovel'' by Creator/StephenFry, his monologues on Creator/TheBBC Radio 4 programme ''Loose Ends'', and his more recent podcast monologues ''The Dongle of Donald Trefusis'' all feature Cambridge [[MeaningfulName don]] Professor Trefusis, of the fictional St Matthew's College.
* ''Thomas Gray, Philosopher Cat'' by Phillip J. Davis tells the tale of a cat that is a resident at Pembroke College.
* The newest though not himself young curate in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' series is the Rev'd Henry Gascelyn Levett, an expert on church architecture and restoration who has recently taken Orders in his retirement retirement from a Fellowship at Clare College Cantab (he was at Selwyn as an undergraduate). As the Rector and the other two curates are, in order, Keble, Keble, and Jesus, this ought to make the Boat Race interesting in the parish.
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* Mackenzie [=McHale=] from ''Series/TheNewsroom'', a former President of the Cambridge Union, is considerably upset to discover that her Wikipedia page says she was the President of the ''Oxford'' Union.
** For added humour, [[ActorAllusion Emily Mortimer (who plays Mac) is an alumna of Lincoln College, Oxford]].
* [[SimpleCountryLawyer Country solicitor]] Peter Kingdom (played by--who else?--Stephen Fry) in ''Series/{{Kingdom}}'' read Law at Cambridge, and two episodes (Series 1, Episode 4 and Series 2, Episode 5) involve him going back to Cambridge for one reason or other:
** In the Series 1 episode, Peter is retained by the parents of a girl who was not admitted to Cambridge to sue the university for discrimination. He eventually gets to the bottom of the issue and helps her find a place. She plans to read Law.
** In the Series 2 episode, Peter gets involved in a mystery about the death of a Cambridge biologist.
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* In ''Theatre/UtopiaLimited'', Utopia's crown princess Zara has been studying at Girton[[note]]one of Cambridge University's 31 component colleges[[/note]] for five years. Her return to her Anglophilic homeland is a major plot point.
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!Started at Oxbridge
Actors or comedians who went to {{Oxbridge}} where they were involved in either the Cambridge Footlights or the Oxford Revue. Other leading lights in British entertainment such as [[Series/{{Blackadder}} John Lloyd]] and [[Radio/ImSorryIllReadThatAgain David Hatch]] began as Oxbridge performers, but are now better known for their track records as producers of BBC comedy and drama, and "talent-scouts" for subsequent generations of British comedy talent (not ''always'' drawn from Oxbridge).

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A portmanteau term for the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge (two distinct institutions). They are the UK's equivalent to the UsefulNotes/IvyLeague[[note]]Well, two universities within the Russell Group, the actual Great British equivalent. They don't like the term 'Oxbridge', being very loyal to one
or comedians who the other. And would consider being called "UK's equivalent to the Ivy League" to be an insult.[[/note]] and thus they are popular in UK fiction. They have also inspired fictional universities such as the [[WizardingSchool Unseen University]] for wizards in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels.

The University of Oxford is the first of the two schools to begin teaching, although, like all of the first European Universities, it was never officially founded. As decades and centuries
went to {{Oxbridge}} where they by, it grew organically as scholars settled in the city and began establishing their own informal institutional ties. Teaching activity is recorded in the city from as early as the late 11th century. In 1209-10 the university was closed down temporarily because two students were involved hanged for killing a woman. Many scholars fled, and some of them settled in either Cambridge, establishing their own University. The University of Cambridge received its official royal charter in 1231.

In entertainment, Cambridge is known for
the Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club (more commonly just "The Footlights" or "The Cambridge Footlights"), which puts on a yearly comedy revue with many of Britain's best-loved comic writers and actors. When they find that they work well together, some of the participants put assemble comic/acting pairings/groups. Oxford Revue. Other leading lights in British entertainment such as [[Series/{{Blackadder}} John Lloyd]] and [[Radio/ImSorryIllReadThatAgain David Hatch]] began as Oxbridge performers, but are now better is known for "The Oxford Revue", which has just as prestigious a pedigree. Indeed, most of the Creator/MontyPython troupe performed for either one school or the other (Creator/TerryGilliam is the exception, having graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles).

Both universities are composed of semi-independent colleges, which hired faculties and accept applicants individually. Undergraduate teaching methods are distinct from many others in the UK in using the "tutorial system". In most subjects, rather than a schedule of classes attended by a specific group of students, the university schedules several lectures that any number of students can attend, the colleges assign coursework to the students separately, and at the end of the year, the university holds exams (the grade on the exam pretty much determines whether or not students receive
their track records as producers degree). Most of BBC comedy this college-level teaching is done in tutorials between a faculty member and drama, one or two students at a time, scenes of which will often crop up in Oxbridge-set fiction.

There is a rather fierce rivalry between the two universities, members of each referring to the other as 'The Other Place'. This rivalry is most apparent in Varsity matches, which are any type of competition between the two, most often sporting (e.g. the boat race) but also covering various events such as the annual Tolkien quiz. The 'Town' (non-university) vs 'Gown' (university) divide is also a thing in Oxford
and "talent-scouts" Cambridge, as both Universities essentially run their host cities, something accepted with fluctuating levels of equanimity by the other inhabitants.

Naturally both of them have a PretentiousLatinMotto, though there was nothing pretentious about them when they were chosen--back then, all the students would have been expected to speak Latin because much of the teaching was done in that language. Oxford has ''Dominus Illuminatio Mea'' ("[[Literature/TheBible The Lord is my Light]]") and Cambridge has ''Hinc lucem et pocula sacra'' (literally, "From here, light and sacred draughts"--draughts being a metaphor
for subsequent generations of British comedy talent (not ''always'' drawn from Oxbridge).knowledge, but it would also work quite well as a reference to the pubs...).
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Actors or comedians who went to {{Oxbridge}} where they were involved in either the Cambridge Footlights or the Oxford Revue. Other leading lights in British entertainment such as [[Series/{{Blackadder}} John Lloyd]] and [[Radio/ImSorryIllReadThatAgain David Hatch]] began as Oxbridge performers, but are now better known for their track records as producers of BBC comedy and drama, and "talent-scouts" for subsequent generations of British comedy talent (not ''always'' drawn from Oxbridge).

!!Cambridge Footlights
* Creator/RichardAyoade
* Creator/SachaBaronCohen
* [[Series/TheGoodies Tim Brooke-Taylor]]
* Creator/GrahamChapman
* Creator/JohnCleese
* Creator/OliviaColman
* Creator/PeterCook
* [[Series/ThatWasTheWeekThatWas David Frost]]
* Creator/StephenFry
* [[Series/TheGoodies Graeme Garden]]
* Creator/EricIdle
* [[Radio/ImSorryIllReadThatAgain Jo Kendall]]
* Creator/HughLaurie
* [[Theatre/BeyondTheFringe JonathanMiller]]
* Creator/{{David Mitchell|Actor}}
* Creator/DudleyMoore
* [[Series/TheGoodies Bill Oddie]]
* Creator/WillSharpe
* Creator/EmmaThompson
* [[Series/{{QI}} SandiToksvig]]
* Creator/NicolaWalker

!!Oxford Revue
* Creator/RowanAtkinson
* Creator/AlanBennett
* [[Series/OnlyConnect Victoria Coren]]
* [[Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral Richard Curtis]]
* Creator/ArmandoIannucci
* Creator/MichaelPalin
* [[Series/SmackThePony SallyPhillips]]
* [[Series/ThatWasTheWeekThatWas Ned Sherrin]]

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Actors or comedians who went to {{Oxbridge}} where they were involved in either the Cambridge Footlights or the Oxford Revue. Other leading lights in British entertainment such as [[Series/{{Blackadder}} John Lloyd]] and [[Radio/ImSorryIllReadThatAgain David Hatch]] began as Oxbridge performers, but are now better known for their track records as producers of BBC comedy and drama, and "talent-scouts" for subsequent generations of British comedy talent (not ''always'' drawn from Oxbridge). \n\n!!Cambridge Footlights\n* Creator/RichardAyoade\n* Creator/SachaBaronCohen\n* [[Series/TheGoodies Tim Brooke-Taylor]]\n* Creator/GrahamChapman\n* Creator/JohnCleese\n* Creator/OliviaColman\n* Creator/PeterCook\n* [[Series/ThatWasTheWeekThatWas David Frost]]\n* Creator/StephenFry\n* [[Series/TheGoodies Graeme Garden]]\n* Creator/EricIdle\n* [[Radio/ImSorryIllReadThatAgain Jo Kendall]]\n* Creator/HughLaurie\n* [[Theatre/BeyondTheFringe JonathanMiller]]\n* Creator/{{David Mitchell|Actor}}\n* Creator/DudleyMoore\n* [[Series/TheGoodies Bill Oddie]]\n* Creator/WillSharpe\n* Creator/EmmaThompson\n* [[Series/{{QI}} SandiToksvig]]\n* Creator/NicolaWalker\n\n!!Oxford Revue\n* Creator/RowanAtkinson\n* Creator/AlanBennett\n* [[Series/OnlyConnect Victoria Coren]]\n* [[Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral Richard Curtis]]\n* Creator/ArmandoIannucci\n* Creator/MichaelPalin\n* [[Series/SmackThePony SallyPhillips]]\n* [[Series/ThatWasTheWeekThatWas Ned Sherrin]]

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!Started at Oxbridge
Actors or comedians who went to {{Oxbridge}} where they were involved in either the Cambridge Footlights or the Oxford Revue. Other leading lights in British entertainment such as [[Series/{{Blackadder}} John Lloyd]] and [[Radio/ImSorryIllReadThatAgain David Hatch]] began as Oxbridge performers, but are now better known for their track records as producers of BBC comedy and drama, and "talent-scouts" for subsequent generations of British comedy talent (not ''always'' drawn from Oxbridge).

!!Cambridge Footlights
* Creator/RichardAyoade
* Creator/SachaBaronCohen
* [[Series/TheGoodies Tim Brooke-Taylor]]
* Creator/GrahamChapman
* Creator/JohnCleese
* Creator/OliviaColman
* Creator/PeterCook
* [[Series/ThatWasTheWeekThatWas David Frost]]
* Creator/StephenFry
* [[Series/TheGoodies Graeme Garden]]
* Creator/EricIdle
* [[Radio/ImSorryIllReadThatAgain Jo Kendall]]
* Creator/HughLaurie
* [[Theatre/BeyondTheFringe JonathanMiller]]
* Creator/{{David Mitchell|Actor}}
* Creator/DudleyMoore
* [[Series/TheGoodies Bill Oddie]]
* Creator/WillSharpe
* Creator/EmmaThompson
* [[Series/{{QI}} SandiToksvig]]
* Creator/NicolaWalker

!!Oxford Revue
* Creator/RowanAtkinson
* Creator/AlanBennett
* [[Series/OnlyConnect Victoria Coren]]
* [[Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral Richard Curtis]]
* Creator/ArmandoIannucci
* Creator/MichaelPalin
* [[Series/SmackThePony SallyPhillips]]
* [[Series/ThatWasTheWeekThatWas Ned Sherrin]]

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