In the 20 years since Father Ted was first aired—on April 21, 1995—a lot has happened to the shape of British television comedy. Sketch shows like Little Britain and The Fast Show have fallen in and out of fashion; parlour room …
The IT Crowd
British actor Richard Ayoade may be preaching to the Anglophile choir when reflecting on his decision to take part in the 2006 U.S. remake of The It Crowd.
The TV BAFTAs have just finished, and it’s been a heck of a year for Broadchurch, and not a bad one for Doctor Who either.
British actor, comedian, writer and director Richard Ayoade, who made his directorial debut three years ago with Submarine, has a new film out in cinemas called The Double inspired by Dostoyevsky’s novella of the same name.
Nominations are in for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards, which will be held on Sunday 18 May, and as you’d expect, they make a compelling case for the current strength of British television.
This Monday is St. Patrick’s Day, a chance for Irish people to celebrate Irishness and for people who are not Irish (even by descent) to pretend that they are. Things that are not usually green will be made green.
Have you ever watched a TV show or read a book and found yourself wondering, as one of the wiser and more eccentric characters seems to have suddenly worked out the correct route out of a tight spot without any visible clues, quite how …
As we mentioned recently, tonight, British viewers will see the very last episode of Graham Linehan’s astonishing comedy confection The IT Crowd, set in the tech support department of a busy coporation (run by madmen). When it …
Richard Ayoade, who plays Moss, the pre-Sheldon Cooper Sheldon Cooper in The IT Crowd, has been working on his second full-length feature, after the hugely enjoyable Submarine, from 2010.