The ‘A Dose of David Mitchell Fan Interviews’ – Meet Valerie & Peter!

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Twitter handles: @valderie and @waymu

What you do? Or what you love to do? Valerie does social media and fan engagement for musicians and is a fan studies researcher. Peter works in sales and loves recording and collecting concert bootlegs. We both spend most of our time playing with our dog, David Mitchell.

The moment that you realised you were a David Mitchell fan? Peter says it was around 2012 when he realized, after watching his Soap Box, appearances on Mock the Week, and seeing That Mitchell and Webb Look. Valerie says she’s not sure if she had some crystalizing moment, but he was in many things she enjoyed and realized over time David Mitchell was a common denominator!


Your favourite David Mitchell show? Valerie’s favorite scripted show is That Mitchell and Webb Look, because the sketches and characters featured are so funny. Peter and Valerie’s favorite unscripted show is Would I Lie To You?.

Favourite Mitchell & Webb sketch: From That Mitchell and Webb Look, my favorite sketches are “The Quiz Broadcasts” or the saga of “Sir Digby Chicken Caesar.”

Favourite Mitchell & Webb scene/moment? “The Gift Shop Sketch” from S04E02

Favourite Mitchell & Webb deep cut? That Mitchell and Webb Sound, “Downloading the Internet”

Favourite Peep Show episode? “Seasonal Beatings” because of NO TURKEY!!!

Favourite Peep Show character? Super Hans

Favourite Peep Show line? “You know how I feel about capitalism” “yes, confused”


Favourite Upstart Crow episode? “What Bloody Man is That?”

Favourite Upstart Crow character? Of course, William Shakespeare

Favourite: Upstart Crow line? Any of the rants about public transport!!

A perfect storm of transport horror

Favourite Wilty? moment? The whole interaction around “Where in the safari park was your the car?” “The baboon area” “thank you! as i suspected!”

Favourite Wilty? guest? Bob Mortimer or James Acaster

Favourite David Mitchell rant? David Mitchell’s Soap Box, “Dear America”

Favourite David Mitchell quote? “If the iPod thing is true then you’re not the man I thought you were and that’s the price you’ll pay for this petty victory.”

Your Numberwang number? twentinton

Are you more like Mark, Jez or Super Hans? We are not sure we’re like any of them! They’re all messes!

Your favourite character in the entire Mitchell & Webb extended universe? Valerie’s favorite is Ginger (from Sir Digby Chicken Cesar) and Peter’s favorite is the Unsafe Attraction Guy.

What are your Other favourite comedies and/or comedians? Comedians we love Mitch Hedberg, James Acaster, Bob Mortimer, Olivia Coleman, Greg Davies, Miranda Hart, John Mulaney, and Chris Gethard.

Your Favourite TV Shows: Taskmaster, Red Dwarf, Brooklyn 99

Taskmaster is moving from Dave to Channel 4 this year

Your favourite movie: The Cornetto Trilogy

The Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy posters by Adam Rabalais

Your Favourite Book: The Lord of the Rings

Thanks again for contributing Valerie, Peter and David Mitchell the dog!



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