Behind the scenes with '22 Minutes'

Behind the scenes with '22 Minutes'

A frenzy of activity goes into every episode of CBC TV’s long-running show. The Telegram’s Tara Bradbury jumped into the whirlwind that makes up the cast’s upcoming hour-long Christmas special. Bradbury compiled a two-part series.

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Cathy Jones in character as Queen Elizabeth - with corgi, Kyle - delivering her Christmas message— Photo by Tara Bradbury/The Telegram

'22 Minutes' in the life

December 09, 2011 - 1 h 30

For this year's show, a team of writers put together dozens of scripts for sketches - from John Baird's Yelltide Greetings to animated videos, and skits poking fun at everything from the Occupy movement...

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The 22 Minutes' of Christmas

December 10, 2011 - 1 h 30

"I really think it's our best Christmas special. Better than last year. Sketches on this show are amongst the best '22 Minutes' has ever done," Critch said.

"Some of the sketches made me laugh...

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