Special Collections & Archives

Alexei Sayle Collection

The Alexei Sayle Collection forms part of the British Stand-Up Comedy Archive.

It contains material from the career of alternative comedian Alexei Sayle, especially scripts (first scripts and read through scripts) for TV and radio programmes and films. These include:

  • Alexei's own shows ('Alexei Sayle's Stuff', 'The All New Alexei Sayle Show', 'Alexei Sayle's Merry Go Round', 'Lenin and the Rovers')
  • Other shows he appeared in (including 'The Young Ones', 'Doctor Who', 'Whoops Apocalypse')

Collection in brief

Contents: Scripts

Period: 1982-2012

Subjects: comedy, television comedy, film, radio

Catalogued: Yes. Browse the archive catalogue

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