Brass Eye (1997)

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Brass Eye is a UK television series of satirical news magazines. A series of six episodes aired on Channel 4 in 1997, and a further episode in 2001.

The series was created by Chris Morris, and written by Morris, David Quantick, Peter Baynham, Jane Bussmann, Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan. The series was directed by Michael Cumming. It was a sequel to Morris's earlier spoof news programmes On the Hour and The Day Today. It satirised media portrayal of social ills, in particular sensationalism and creation of moral panics. The series starred Morris's The Day Today colleague Doon MacKichan and Gina McKee, Mark Heap, Simon Pegg, Julia Davis and Kevin Eldon.

  1. Chris Morris


Series Cast

  1. Chris Morris

    Chris Morris

    Christopher Morris

    7 Episodes

  2. Alexander Armstrong

    Alexander Armstrong

    American Vox Pop,

    7 Episodes

  3. Hugh Dennis

    Hugh Dennis

    Dr. Balb Kubrox,

    7 Episodes

  4. Albert Welling

    3 Episodes

  5. Gina McKee

    Gina McKee

    3 Episodes

  6. Claire Skinner

    Claire Skinner

    3 Episodes

  7. Simon Pegg

    Simon Pegg

    1 Episode

  8. Julia Davis

    Julia Davis

    1 Episode

  9. Phil Collins

    Phil Collins

    1 Episode

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Brass Eye

Season 1

1997 | 7 Episodes

Season 1 of Brass Eye premiered on January 29, 1997.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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