Category Archives: comedies

Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle

The best comedy on British tv on at the moment. That is all! Saturday nights on BBC2; the latest three episodes are still on iplayer, and there are three more to go. Advertisements

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It’s Kevin

“Oh, Oh, It’s the Kevin Eldon Show, It’s the Kevin Eldon Show … “ The jaunty, catchy title song from the new BBC2 sketch show by Kevin Eldon is stuck in my head after just two episodes. Kevin Eldon is … Continue reading

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Some Recent New Comedy Shows

In the last couple of weeks there have been a number of new sitcoms (and a new comedy sketch show) on British telly. I’ve dipped into some of them, and although none have been runaway chortle-fests, there have been a … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Edge & Other TV I’ve Been Watching

So I’ve seen three episodes of Stephen Poliakoff’s BBC 2 drama, Dancing on the Edge, and it has two more to air. Set in 1930s London, it follows a black Jazz band led by Chiwetel Ejiofor, who is called Louis … Continue reading

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What I’ve been watching (and not watching) in January

January 2013 has been a pretty dismal month of tv in my opinion (hence a rather quiet blog for the last few weeks) but things are looking on the up. Best thing on in January? The Channel 4 drama ‘Utopia’. … Continue reading

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Never Mind the Buzzcocks: The Richard Ayoade Edition

‘Let’s quiz’ The Countdown episode of The IT Crowd was one of the funniest, but with Chris O’Dowd and Richard Ayoade off doing bigger (not necessarily better) things now, I don’t think we’re likely to have more of that ilk … Continue reading

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Cuckoo

“Is it raining? I hadn’t noticed!” With lines like the above, you’d think you were in a cheesy romantic comedy with Hugh Grant, instead it’s a very good comedy with Greg Davies, Andy Samberg, Helen Baxendale and Tyger Drew-Honey. Starting … Continue reading

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