Alan Davies

Alan Roger Davies is an English stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He has played the title role in the BBC mystery drama series Jonathan Creek since 1997, and has been the only permanent panelist on the BBC panel show QI since 2003, outlasting original host Stephen Fry (2003–16), who was replaced by Sandi Toksvig upon his departure.

Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive (2006)

In 1995, Stephen Fry was performing in Simon Gray's West End play, "Cell Mates." After three days, he walked out of the production. Sitting in a garage, his hand on the car ignition, he contemplated suicide for two hours, before fleeing his home country for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Wilson
CAST:  Stephen Fry  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Andy Behrman  •  Robbie Williams

In 1995, Stephen Fry was performing in Simon Gray's West End play, "Cell Mates." After three days, he walked out of the production. Sitting in a garage, his hand on the car ignition, he contemplated suicide for two hours, before fleeing his home country for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Wilson
CAST:  Stephen Fry  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Andy Behrman  •  Robbie Williams

Huge (2010)

A feuding double act try to make it in the cut-throat world of stand-up comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Miller
CAST:  Noel Clarke  •  Johnny Harris  •  Ralph Brown  •  Thandiwe Newton

A feuding double act try to make it in the cut-throat world of stand-up comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Miller
CAST:  Noel Clarke  •  Johnny Harris  •  Ralph Brown  •  Thandiwe Newton

Dog Eat Dog (2001)

A group of twenty-somethings, one of whom is a single father with a precious daughter, have been unsuccessfully in getting into a certain club so they can have a chance to DJ in their and start a career out of it. A series of events has lumbered them with a dog ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Moody Shoaibi
CAST:  Mark Tonderai  •  David Oyelowo  •  Nathan Constance  •  Alan Davies

A group of twenty-somethings, one of whom is a single father with a precious daughter, have been unsuccessfully in getting into a certain club so they can have a chance to DJ in their and start a career out of it. A series of events has lumbered them with a dog ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Moody Shoaibi
CAST:  Mark Tonderai  •  David Oyelowo  •  Nathan Constance  •  Alan Davies

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)

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Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around her hilarious journal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Georgia Groome  •  Eleanor Tomlinson  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Tommy Bastow

Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around her hilarious journal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Georgia Groome  •  Eleanor Tomlinson  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Tommy Bastow

A Life On Screen: Stephen Fry (2015)

In this documentary, Stephen Fry tells the story behind his success, after presenting the BAFTAs for more than ten years. With an outstanding career in film and television which began with a chance meeting with comedy partner Hugh Laurie at Cambridge, he went on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Samantha Peters
CAST:  Stephen Fry  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Alan Davies  •  Michael Sheen

In this documentary, Stephen Fry tells the story behind his success, after presenting the BAFTAs for more than ten years. With an outstanding career in film and television which began with a chance meeting with comedy partner Hugh Laurie at Cambridge, he went on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Samantha Peters
CAST:  Stephen Fry  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Alan Davies  •  Michael Sheen

Alan Davies: Life Is Pain (2013)

Recorded live at Hammersmith Apollo the hilarious new show, Life Is Pain, covers every aspect of the modern condition. While famous as an actor – the eponymous hero in the BBC hit Jonathan Creek – and a household star for his role as Stephen Fry’s foil on QI, Alan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Cumming
CAST:  Alan Davies

Recorded live at Hammersmith Apollo the hilarious new show, Life Is Pain, covers every aspect of the modern condition. While famous as an actor – the eponymous hero in the BBC hit Jonathan Creek – and a household star for his role as Stephen Fry’s foil on QI, Alan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Cumming
CAST:  Alan Davies

89 (2017)

89 tells the incredible story of one of football’s greatest triumphs: when against all odds Arsenal snatched the Championship title from Liverpool at Anfield in the last minute of the last game of the 1988/89 season. It’s a universal tale of a band of brothers who, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Stewart
CAST:  Lee Dixon  •  Ian Wright  •  Paul Merson  •  Steve Bould

89 tells the incredible story of one of football’s greatest triumphs: when against all odds Arsenal snatched the Championship title from Liverpool at Anfield in the last minute of the last game of the 1988/89 season. It’s a universal tale of a band of brothers who, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Stewart
CAST:  Lee Dixon  •  Ian Wright  •  Paul Merson  •  Steve Bould

Alan Davies: Little Victories (2016)

Throughout 2014 and 2015, Alan Davies toured his hugely successful stand-up show Little Victories to a rapturous reception in all corners of the UK, Australia and New Zealand with stops in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Dublin, Geneva & Zurich on the way. Following on from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leon Kirkbeck
CAST:  Alan Davies

Throughout 2014 and 2015, Alan Davies toured his hugely successful stand-up show Little Victories to a rapturous reception in all corners of the UK, Australia and New Zealand with stops in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Dublin, Geneva & Zurich on the way. Following on from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leon Kirkbeck
CAST:  Alan Davies

The Bromley Boys (2018)

A boy, a girl, and the worst football team in Britain. You can't choose who you're going to fall in love with.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve M Kelly
CAST:  Martine McCutcheon  •  Alan Davies  •  Adam Deacon  •  Jamie Foreman

A boy, a girl, and the worst football team in Britain. You can't choose who you're going to fall in love with.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve M Kelly
CAST:  Martine McCutcheon  •  Alan Davies  •  Adam Deacon  •  Jamie Foreman

The Midnight Gang (2018)

When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself on the miserable children's ward of St Hugo's Hospital, where he is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter and wicked matron. But things aren't as bad as they seem and Tom is soon to embark on the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot Hegarty
CAST:  David Walliams  •  Alan Davies  •  Haydn Gwynne  •  Amit Shah

When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself on the miserable children's ward of St Hugo's Hospital, where he is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter and wicked matron. But things aren't as bad as they seem and Tom is soon to embark on the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot Hegarty
CAST:  David Walliams  •  Alan Davies  •  Haydn Gwynne  •  Amit Shah

A Christmas Carol (2019)

London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Murphy
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Andy Serkis  •  Stephen Graham  •  Joe Alwyn

London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Murphy
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Andy Serkis  •  Stephen Graham  •  Joe Alwyn

Alan Davies: Live at the Lyric (1994)

Following his 'Perrier Award' nomination and his 'Festival Critics' award for his sold out season at the Edinburgh Festival, Alan Davies performed his one man show at the Lyric Theatre in the heart of London's West End.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David G. Hillier
CAST:  Alan Davies

Following his 'Perrier Award' nomination and his 'Festival Critics' award for his sold out season at the Edinburgh Festival, Alan Davies performed his one man show at the Lyric Theatre in the heart of London's West End.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David G. Hillier
CAST:  Alan Davies

Alan Davies: Lafter Hours (1998)

A young Alan Davies preforms his stand-up routine in front of patrons of the Town And Country Club in Highbury.  (more)

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CAST:  Alan Davies

A young Alan Davies preforms his stand-up routine in front of patrons of the Town And Country Club in Highbury.  (more)

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CAST:  Alan Davies

Alan Davies: Urban Trauma (1998)

Urban Trauma is the hilarious standup programme by Alan Davies, the star of Jonathan Creek.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Kaye Cooper
CAST:  Alan Davies

Urban Trauma is the hilarious standup programme by Alan Davies, the star of Jonathan Creek.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Kaye Cooper
CAST:  Alan Davies

Roman Road (2004)

Vince is a writer who suddenly decides to visit his old college friend Matt (who knows more than a bit about map-reading) to join him on an expedition. They both set off to walk the Roman road from Chichester to London, but it doesn't take long for it to become ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Seed
CAST:  Alan Davies  •  John Gordon Sinclair  •  James Larkin  •  Anna Chancellor

Vince is a writer who suddenly decides to visit his old college friend Matt (who knows more than a bit about map-reading) to join him on an expedition. They both set off to walk the Roman road from Chichester to London, but it doesn't take long for it to become ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Seed
CAST:  Alan Davies  •  John Gordon Sinclair  •  James Larkin  •  Anna Chancellor

Respect: A Felix Dexter Special (2013)

A special programme celebrating the life in comedy of the much-loved and respected actor, Felix Dexter. Charting his influence as a pioneer of black comedy, from his early days in stand-up, then the landmark Real McCoy, The Fast Show, Down the Line, Absolutely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Crisp
CAST:  Felix Dexter  •  Adrian Lester  •  Stephen K. Amos  •  Alan Davies

A special programme celebrating the life in comedy of the much-loved and respected actor, Felix Dexter. Charting his influence as a pioneer of black comedy, from his early days in stand-up, then the landmark Real McCoy, The Fast Show, Down the Line, Absolutely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Crisp
CAST:  Felix Dexter  •  Adrian Lester  •  Stephen K. Amos  •  Alan Davies

Des O'Connor: The Ultimate Entertainer (2020)

ITV pay tribute to Des O'Connor in this special celebrating his life and work, telling how Des went from Butlins Redcoat to become the ultimate entertainer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ali Lynch
CAST:  Des O'Connor  •  Les Dennis  •  Jonathan Ross  •  Jimmy Tarbuck

ITV pay tribute to Des O'Connor in this special celebrating his life and work, telling how Des went from Butlins Redcoat to become the ultimate entertainer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ali Lynch
CAST:  Des O'Connor  •  Les Dennis  •  Jonathan Ross  •  Jimmy Tarbuck