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List of The Catherine Tate Show episodes

The Catherine Tate Show is a British comedy sketch series that premiered on 16 February 2004. It aired on BBC Two from 2004 to 2006 and on BBC One from 2007 to 2014. Three series were aired between 2004 and 2006, with four Christmas specials between 2005 and 2009 and a Comic Relief special in 2007. The show returned for a one-off Nan special on 4 January 2014. A total of 24 episodes have been aired to date. The series was co-written by the show's leading character Catherine Tate.

Series overviewEdit

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1616 February 2004 (2004-02-16)22 March 2004 (2004-03-22)
26 (+1)21 July 2005 (2005-07-21)25 August 2005 (2005-08-25)
20 December 2005 (special)
36 (+1)26 October 2006 (2006-10-26)30 November 2006 (2006-11-30)
25 December 2007 (special)
Nan415 December 2009 (2009-12-15)30 December 2015 (2015-12-30)

Series 1 (2004)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUK viewers
(millions) [1]
11"Episode 1"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Derren Litten, Mathew Horne & Aschlin Ditta16 February 2004 (2004-02-16)N/A (<2.40)[a]
22"Episode 2"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Derren Litten, Mathew Horne & Aschlin Ditta23 February 2004 (2004-02-23)N/A (<2.40)[a]
33"Episode 3"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Derren Litten & Arthur Mathews1 March 2004 (2004-03-01)N/A (<2.08)[a]
44"Episode 4"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Derren Litten & Aschlin Ditta8 March 2004 (2004-03-08)N/A (<2.37)[a]
55"Episode 5"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Derren Litten, Arthur Mathews & Mathew Horne15 March 2004 (2004-03-15)N/A (<2.33)[a]
66"Episode 6"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Derren Litten, Mathew Horne, Bruce Mackinnon & Aschlin Ditta22 March 2004 (2004-03-22)N/A (<2.20)[a]

Series 2 (2005)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUK viewers
(millions) [1]
71"Episode 1"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Derren Litten, Mathew Horne & Aschlin Ditta21 July 2005 (2005-07-21)3.50
82"Episode 2"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Derren Litten, Mathew Horne & Aschlin Ditta28 July 2005 (2005-07-28)2.97
93"Episode 3"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate & Aschlin Ditta4 August 2005 (2005-08-04)2.89
104"Episode 4"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate & Aschlin Ditta11 August 2005 (2005-08-11)3.55
115"Episode 5"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Aschlin Ditta & Steve Pemberton18 August 2005 (2005-08-18)2.48
126"Episode 6"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Jenny Lecoat & Aschlin Ditta25 August 2005 (2005-08-25)3.92
Special
13"The Catherine Tate Christmas Show"Christine GernonCatherine Tate20 December 2005 (2005-12-20)5.66

Series 3 (2006)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUK viewers
(millions) [1]
141"Episode 1"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Aschlin Ditta & Gordon Anderson26 October 2006 (2006-10-26)4.81
152"Episode 2"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Aschlin Ditta & Gordon Anderson2 November 2006 (2006-11-02)4.25
163"Episode 3"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Aschlin Ditta & Gordon Anderson9 November 2006 (2006-11-09)4.92
174"Episode 4"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Aschlin Ditta & Gordon Anderson16 November 2006 (2006-11-16)4.00
185"Episode 5"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Aschlin Ditta & Gordon Anderson23 November 2006 (2006-11-23)4.06
196"Episode 6"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Aschlin Ditta, Gordon Anderson & Jonathan Harvey30 November 2006 (2006-11-30)4.15
Special
20"Christmas Special"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Derren Litten, Mathew Horne & Aschlin Ditta25 December 2007 (2007-12-25)6.75

Catherine Tate's Nan (2009–15)Edit

No.
overall
No.
special
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUK viewers
(millions) [1]
211"Nan's Christmas Carol"Gordon AndersonCatherine Tate, Aschlin Ditta & Gordon Anderson15 December 2009 (2009-12-15)8.46
222"Nan"Geoff PosnerCatherine Tate, Brett Goldstein & Dan Swimmer4 January 2014 (2014-01-04)4.47
233"Nanger Management"Geoff PosnerCatherine Tate, Brett Goldstein & Dan Swimmer27 December 2015 (2015-12-27)3.14
244"Knees Up Wilmott-Brown"Geoff PosnerCatherine Tate, Brett Goldstein & Dan Swimmer30 December 2015 (2015-12-30)2.97

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Not reported in the weekly top 15 programmes for four-screen viewer ratings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Weekly top 30 programmes". Broadcasters' Audience Research Board.