The programme first aired on BBC Three before moving to the more mainstream BBC One.
A successful live stage show of the series, Little Britain Live, was produced in 2006.
A number of seasonal and charity specials followed, up to 2009.
A spin-off series produced in the United States by HBO, Little Britain USA, aired in 2008.
In 2007, he returned to non-comedy television, garnering excellent reviews for his portrayal of a suave and dangerous manipulator in Stephen Poliakoff's Capturing Mary.
In March 2014 Walliams narrated a short video for the charity, Electrical Safety First, featuring the character Charley from the Charley Says educational films of the 1970s.Walliams and Lucas also had small roles in Plunkett and Maclaine as prisoners.The duo appeared together in a music video for the Pet Shop Boys single "I'm with Stupid", in which the two are apparently auditioning their version of the song's video for Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, who are tied up and appear to be hostages.Walliams performed in the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio play Phantasmagoria, written by Mark Gatiss.From 2003 to 2005, Walliams co-wrote and co-starred in three series of the BBC sketch show Little Britain with Matt Lucas. Seaman reportedly separated from his wife last Spring before moving in with skating professional Frankie Poultney.