The Catherine Tate Show

The BEST episodes of The Catherine Tate Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Perrier Award nominated for her performance in Lee Mack's sketch show at The Edinburgh Festival 2000 and critically acclaimed for her one-woman sketch show at Edinburgh 2001, Catherine Tate now writes and stars in her own sketch show. Catherine's irreverent characters include the rancid pensioner, the overprotective new parents and the randy nurse. The show's theme tune is "In These Shoes?" by Kirsty MacColl.

Last Updated: 5/20/2022Network: BBC Two
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Episode 5
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9.34
71 votes

#1 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/23/2006

Nan appears on Paul O'Grady's teatime show and broadcasts her horrible views to the nation. The Aga Saga women takes a wrong turn into "Tottenham" and Lauren refuses to speak French for an oral exam.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 6
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9.06
49 votes

#2 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/30/2006

In the last episode in the series, Lauren gets hitched, Derek gets a massage, Georgie does another fund raiser, this time for dwarfs, Janice and Ray talk about a sandwich with no bread and Nan's sister comes over from Spain and Essex couple Paul and Sam return with more laughs.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 6
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9.05
44 votes

#3 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/25/2005

Comedy sketch series featuring a gallery of memorable characters. Lauren asks her teacher if he's gay. Peter Kay visits Nan and together they render Bridge over Troubled Water.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 4
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8.83
48 votes

#4 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/11/2005

Comedy sketch series featuring a gallery of memorable characters. Nan meets her grandson's girlfriend, and Lauren gets a tattoo of her boyfriend only for him to dump her.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 1
star
8.74
53 votes

#5 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/26/2006

Catherine Tate returns with a third series of her hillarious show. New characters include a Nothern Irish mum who's delighted her son's gay. Meanwhile Nan visits an old friend in hospital and Lauren takes a job in a burger bar.

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Episode 3
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8.66
47 votes

#6 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/9/2006

Derek Faye meets Bonnie Langford, Lauren receives a proposal, Nan has a new neighbour from upstairs and Bernie's brother's and sister's come over from Ireland to visit.

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Episode 6
star
8.38
55 votes

#7 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/23/2004

Is she bovvered? Lauren and friends in the final episode of the series.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 4
star
8.35
63 votes

#8 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/8/2004

Another burst of comic creations including Elaine the Death Row Wife and a woman frightened of her shadow.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 1
star
8.20
84 votes

#9 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/21/2005

Comedy sketch series, featuring a gallery of unforgettable characters. They include Lauren, the schoolgirl who can't quite grasp 'street' parlance, and the foul-mouthed granny.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 5
star
8.10
68 votes

#10 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/18/2005

Comedy sketch series featuring a gallery of memorable characters. Elaine Figgis seeks true love via trueloveforever.co.uk , and Paul Whitehouse turns up as Sam's dad.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 3
star
7.89
94 votes

#11 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/1/2004

Meet the Doncaster Spinners' ageing majorette, the manipulative nan and the enigmatic cop.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 2
star
7.81
110 votes

#12 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/23/2004

More comic characters, including Britain's oldest majorette and the Death Row Wife.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 1
star
7.58
153 votes

#13 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/16/2004

Argumentative schoolgirl Lauren and foul-mouthed Nan Taylor appear in the first episode of the award-winning Catherine Tate's acclaimed sketch show.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 3
star
7.19
21 votes

#14 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/4/2005

Award-winning comedy sketch series featuring a gallery of memorable characters. Lauren goes to a gym, and wigmakers to the stars Ivan and Trudy are introduced.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 4
star
7.17
18 votes

#15 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/16/2006

Gingers for Justice take to the rooftops with guest star Patsy Palmer. Lauren causes trouble in science class and The Aga Saga Woman and her children are terrified when a mechanic brings over a courtesy car whilst her Land Rover is being repaired.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 2
star
7.10
29 votes

#16 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/2/2006

Eastenders actress Natalie Cassidy guest-stars as a cheerleader after Lauren's boyfriend, Fifties landlady Ma Willow makes her first appearance and Nan has a rat in her house.

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Episode 2
star
7.00
25 votes

#17 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/28/2005

Award-winning comedy sketch series co-written and performed by the versatile comedy actress, featuring a gallery of memorable characters.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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Episode 5
star
6.90
29 votes

#18 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/15/2004

More character creations from the award-winning Catherine Tate.

Directors: Gordon Anderson
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