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People Like Us: Season 1: Episode 6 -- Roy Mallard goes back to school to find out about life along the corridors and in the classrooms of King Edward VII Comprehensive School in Ashford, Kent.
People Like Us: Season 1: Episode 5 -- Roy Mallard is in Winchester to discover the artistic genius behind the work of photographer Will Rushmore (Bill Nighy – The Men's Room). Unfortunately, Will's talent behind the camera is equal to that of Roy's.
People Like Us: Season 1: Episode 4 -- Roy Mallard goes on an emotional rollercoaster when he visits Broadbent and Broadbent, a small firm of solicitors specializing in matrimonial cases where it's not only coffee that gets spilt in the office…
People Like Us: Season 1: Episode 3 -- Roy follows PC David Knight as he prepares for a 12-hour day on duty. Roy also meets Inspector Mike, who believes technology is no substitute for having a good nose on the job, and Chief Inspector Carpenter, who explains the importance of respect.
People Like Us: Season 1: Episode 2 -- Roy Mallard spends a day with Levick's Estate Agent, a small family firm in Lewes, Sussex. Founded in-between the wars, Levick's is an established family business, although most people didn't realized that it existed until after World War II.

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1 | 2
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28 July 2000 (USA) See more »
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2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Chris Langham ... Roy Mallard (12 episodes, 1999-2001)
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Series Directed by
John Morton (unknown episodes)
Willy Smax (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
John Morton (12 episodes, 1999-2001)

Series Produced by
Jon Plowman .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Paul Schlesinger .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Paul Mottram (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Bill Broomfield (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Mark Lawrence (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Rachel Freck (12 episodes, 1999-2001)
 
Series Production Design by
Les Stephenson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Rachel Robertson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Claire Anderson (6 episodes, 1999)

Fiona Chilcott (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Nichola Bellamy .... hair designer / makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Liz Hardiment .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Joanna Harvey .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Henrietta Hope .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Caroline Jeffries .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Jackie Kelly .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Adam Young .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Maura Laverty .... properties buyer (unknown episodes)
Lou Peacock .... properties (unknown episodes)
Rob Sellers .... properties (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Chris Round .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 1999)

Stuart Mackay .... sound assistant (unknown episodes, 2001)
Jerome McCann .... boom operator (unknown episodes, 2001)
Steve Hudson .... dubbing mixer (unknown episodes)
Kian Wong .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Bates .... lighting technician (unknown episodes)
Charlie Dailey .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Steve Savage .... lighting technician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ceri Walford .... costume supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Jon Dixon .... colorist (unknown episodes)
Dave Hawley .... colorist (unknown episodes)
John Morgan .... colorist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Paul Mottram .... composer: theme music (12 episodes, 1999-2001)
 
Series Other crew
Bob Davy .... technical consultant (1 episode, 2001)

Lucy Capron .... production trainee (unknown episodes)
Jane Fielder .... title sequence (unknown episodes)
Nicky George .... production trainee (unknown episodes)
Catherine Hartley .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Anton Jeffes .... production trainee (unknown episodes)
William Kempton .... production trainee (unknown episodes)
Neil MacCabee .... programme finance associate (unknown episodes)
Stuart Mackay .... production trainee (unknown episodes)
Jo Randall .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Malcolm Treen .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Katie Wilkinson .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Sarah Wright .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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The show started out in 1995 as a radio series on BBC Radio 4.See more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Roy Mallard - documentary maker ordinaire!, 9 July 2001
Author: TC Raymond from England

In recent years, the BBC's comedy output has been nothing short of shameful, so it was a pleasant surprise when this little gem happened along. Expanded from a radio series, People Like Us follows a shambling, incompetent, accident-prone reporter called Roy Mallard (brilliantly deadpan Chris Langham) as he tries to hide in the background whilst following various people through the course of their daily lives and jobs. Most of the people Roy meets are also pathetic or incapable in some way - for example, a police chief who thinks the fax machine is sending over blank paper from another office, or the working mother who blithely loads slices of toast into the dishwasher whilst trying to answer Roy's inane questions at the same time. If you're not used to the mock-documentary approach, it may take some time to get into the flow and style of humour of People Like Us, but if you stick with it, you'll get your reward. Here's hoping the BBC don't keep us waiting too long for a third series!

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