[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 October 2005, 11:32 GMT 12:32 UK
In pictures: Little Britain Live

David Walliams and Matt Lucas as Lou and Andy in Little Britain Live

The stage version of the hit TV comedy Little Britain, which opened at Portsmouth Guildhall, offered the series' favourite characters.

Matt Lucas as Marjorie Dawes

Fat Fighters organiser Marjorie Dawes had characteristically moronic diet advice for the audience.

David Walliams as parliamentary aide Sebastian

Lovelorn prime minister's aide Sebastian strips naked later in the show.

David Walliams (R) in Little Britain Live

Reviews said the occasionally faulty timing of machinery used to project "vomit" only added to the humour.

Matt Lucas as Vicky Pollard

The evening would not have been complete without Vicky Pollard's eloquence: "Yeah but, no but..."

Matt Lucas and David Walliams as transvestites Florence and Emily

The 2,000-strong audience found transvestites Florence and Emily no more convincing in the flesh.

Matt Lucas as Bubbles De Vere

Her unpaid-for residence at a health spa has not done wonders for Bubbles De Vere's figure.

David Walliams and Matt Lucas

The opening night earned a standing ovation from the audience, and rapturous reviews from the critics.


26 Oct 05 |  Entertainment



Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific