Steve Punt

Crème de la Crime
  • Crème de la Crime

  • The complete series 1-3 of the spoof true crime series, written by and starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis

    Michael Feydeau, alias TV's much-loved Inspector Niblett, and crime expert David Pershore (the bestselling author of A Nice Sit Down with Some Horrific Murders) go on a thrilling journey through the gruesome history of crime, digging deep into the vaults of villainy to exhume dastardly cases of theft, intrigue, deception, fraud, murder, murder and a touch more murder.

    Using a daring mixture of reconstructions, interviews, music and specially made noises, they serve up the twisted tales of spying skulduggery, wartime treason, the mysterious curse of an Egyptian mummy, and a fallen medieval monk. Also on the menu are a mélange of multi-murderers, a strange death by cutlery, a vanishing lord and a fiendish case of felony afloat...

    Starring Hugh Dennis as Feydeau and Steve Punt as Pershore, this sensational send-up of the true crime genre also features guest stars Emma Kennedy, Simon Greenall, Chris Pavlo, Olivia Colman, Ewan Bailey and Steven Kynman.

    Production credits
    Written by and starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis
    Produced and directed by Adam Bromley
    With Emma Kennedy, Simon Greenall, Chris Pavlo, Olivia Colman, Ewan Bailey, Steven Kynman

    First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 19 September-24 October 2001 (Series 1), 15May-5 June 2002 (Series 2), 2-23 April 2003 (Series 3)

    © 2022 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd
    (p) 2022 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

RELEASED 02/06/2022

Steve Punt is a writer, comedian and actor. Along with Hugh Dennis, he is part of comedy double act Punt and Dennis and presenter of BBC Radio 4 satirical news programme The Now Show. He is also a writer and programme associate for various television panel game shows, including Would I Lie to You? and Mock the Week, and is a writer for fellow comedians such as Rory Bremner and Jasper Carrott. Hugh Dennis is a comedian, actor, writer, impressionist and voice-over artist, best known for being one half of Punt and Dennis and for playing Pete Brockman, the father in the BBC One sitcom Outnumbered. He is a panellist on the BBC Two satirical comedy show Mock the Week.

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