Tag BBC comedy

The Mash Report could do better

BBC2’s ‘satirical and surreal news show’, The Mash Report, returned for a second series last Friday. Sadly, any evidence of improvement in this would-be comedy is about as hard to detect as progress in the Brexit negotiations. It remains an awkward mash-up… Continue Reading →

Detectorists – comedy grounded in reality

I can’t listen to Simon & Garfunkel without thinking of the ‘lookalike’ duo played by Simon Farnaby and Paul Casar in the BBC4 series Detectorists. The resemblance to the real Paul and Art may be slight, but there’s always time… Continue Reading →

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