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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
24 December 2010 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
The Little Britain team parodies the various types of characters associated with life in a major British airport... See more »
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Awards:
1 win & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
There's something special in the air... See more (17 total) »

Cast

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Matt Lucas ... Fearghal O'Farrell / ... (6 episodes, 2010-2011)

David Walliams ... Buster Bell / ... (6 episodes, 2010-2011)

Lindsay Duncan ... Narrator (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Sally Rogers ... Helen (4 episodes, 2010-2011)

Steve McTigue ... Irate Flight Pessenger (4 episodes, 2011)
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Series Directed by
Paul King (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Writing credits
Matt Lucas (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
David Walliams (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Kevin Cecil (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
Andy Riley (5 episodes, 2010-2011)

Series Produced by
Mark Freeland .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jed Leventhall .... executive producer: Little Britain Productions (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Matt Lucas .... associate producer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Geoff Posner .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Adam Tandy .... producer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
David Walliams .... associate producer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Original Music by
David Arnold (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Cinematography by
Len Gowing (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
John Sorapure (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Film Editing by
Anthony Boys (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Mark Everson (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Casting by
Jo Buckingham (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tracey Gillham (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Production Design by
Simon Rogers (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Art Direction by
Holly Berk (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Costume Design by
Annie Hardinge (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Makeup Department
Victoria Bancroft .... prosthetic makeup artist (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lisa Cavalli-Green .... hair & makeup designer / hair and makeup designer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Nicola Coleman .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Duncan Jarman .... prosthetic makeup artist (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Chris Lyons .... special effects teeth (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Zoe Marsden .... prosthetics painter (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lucy Sibbick .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Leon Smikle .... prosthetic makeup technician (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Mark Coulier .... prosthetic makeup designer (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
Sangeet Prabhaker .... prosthetic makeup technician (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Emma Slater .... silicon technician (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
David Malinowski .... prosthetics: hair punching (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Production Management
Peter-Frank Dewulf .... unit manager (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Catherine Gosling Fuller .... production manager (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alex Berwick .... third assistant director (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Sophie Hebron .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Chris May .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Art Department
Laurence Archer .... prop master (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Mark Bevan .... storeman (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Philippa Broadhurst .... graphic designer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lucy Gardetto .... petty cash buyer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Simon Johnson .... stand-by props (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jon Lewis .... props buyer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Nick Williams .... stand-by art director (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Dean Brandon .... props (3 episodes, 2011)
Simon Marsay .... art department assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Sound Department
Alastair Widgery .... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Laura Fairbanks .... sound assistant (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
Amber Howorth .... sound maintenance (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Anthony Gibbs .... title graphics (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Sharon Lock .... title graphics (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tom Worth .... end title animator (4 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Larry Deacon .... gaffer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Russell Greenhalgh .... electrician / lighting technician (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tobin Jones .... camera assistant (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Ravi Kang .... camera assistant (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Geraint Owen .... camera assistant (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
James Swift .... camera operator (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Craig Sykes .... best boy (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Ian Sykes .... electrician (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Kenny Sykes .... gaffer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Matt Wicks .... camera assistant (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Liz Healy .... costume trainee (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Holly Smart .... wardrobe mistress (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Gabrielle Spanswick .... assistant costume designer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Aaron Timperley .... wardrobe master (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Editorial Department
Vicki Matich .... colorist (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Katy Bishop .... post-production coordinator (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Other crew
Simon Ashdown .... story consultant (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Michelle Brooks .... production runner / production assistant (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jamie Harris .... floor runner (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Sarah Hitchcock .... production executive (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Veronica Kent .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Johnny Ludlow .... location manager (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Aggie Mensah .... production accountant (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Rebecca Rycroft .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Natalie Scicluna .... script co-ordinator (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
 

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28 min (4 episodes) | 29 min (2 episodes)
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Although seemingly an Arab character, Omar Baba is somewhat based on the Greek Cypriot entrepreneur Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of budget airline EasyJet. His appearance is similar to Stelios (balding, overweight, monobrow) and one of the jokes satirizes the fact his shipping magnate father gave him £30 million to start his business empire. Omar's strategy of cutting corners to provide low cost flights satirizes the business practices that European budget airlines such as Ryanair have been found guilty of and the name of his airline FlyLo is a takeoff of Flybe (it uses the same font in its logo).See more »
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
There's something special in the air..., 4 July 2013
Author: Paul Magne Haakonsen from Denmark

Another great jab at the world from the great satire nation of Britain. "Come Fly With Me" welcomes you into the busy world of British aviation and all the things that happen in the airport.

With Matt Lucas and David Walliams portraying just about every role in the series, then you are in for somewhat of a treat, because these two are really great together on the screen, but they also manage to portray a lot of quirky characters well and in a way that you actually sort of bond with each unique character and enjoy every segment individually.

The characters, as mentioned above, are quirky, but they are also very vibrant, colorful, three-dimensional and unique. And that is a really important trait to the series, and both Matt Lucas and David Walliams rose up to the occasion and delivered one impressive performance after another.

Sure, this might not just be in the liking for everyone, as British humor can be somewhat of an acquired taste. However, if you enjoyed "Benny Hill", "Black Books", "Father Ted", "Black Adder" or "Little Britain" (obviously), then you will also enjoy "Come Fly With Me". It is a great comedy spoof of the reality TV show the initially invited viewers into the aviation industry.

The most disappointing thing is that the series were limited to only 6 episodes, spanning over about 173 minutes. The series could most definitely had more episodes as the characters just had so much to offer.

Prepare to fly high with FlyLo.

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