Clarke, Steve
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/19/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 11, p9
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The article reports on the exclusive three-year deal signed by Matt Lucas and David Williams, the stars and creators of "Little Britain" television show, with the BBC in Great Britain in 2006. Lucas and Williams will make two "Little Britain" television specials that will air on the BBC through the Christmas season.


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